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Question number: 103

» Langauge » Speech Perception and Processing

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According to Roger Brown and other psycholinguistic researchers, children refine the way they apply grammatical rules through

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

memorization of what others say

b.

experience and self-correction

c.

positive conditioning from caregivers

d.

positive reinforcement from caregivers

Question number: 104

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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Scott’s father has blue eyes, but Scott & his mother has brown eyes. As an adult, Scott marries a woman with blue eyes, and now they are expecting their first baby. Is it possible for the child to be born with blue eyes?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

No. As long as one parent has brown eyes the child will always have brown eyes.

b.

Yes. Scott may carry the recessive gene for blue eyes.

c.

cannot be determined. The color of the eye does not depend on parents eye color.

d.

No. Since Scott has brown eyes, he only carries genes for brown eyes.

Question number: 105

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Kohlberg devised his theory of moral development though the use of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

observations of individual action in contrived moral dilemmas

b.

naturalistic observations of children

c.

verbal responses to hypothetical moral dilemmas

d.

objective personality inventories

Question number: 106

» Sensation and Perception » Psychophysics, Signal Detection

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Which of the following explains why cartoons are not perceived as a series of still frames?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

The Phi phenomenon

b.

Motion parallax

c.

Autokinetic effect

d.

The Muller-Lyer illusion

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