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Question number: 1

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Freud, the Oedipus complex in boys and the Electra complex in girls are resolved through

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

identification with the same-sex parent

b.

the strengthening of the ego

c.

the emergence of death instinct

d.

moving into the latency stage

Question number: 2

» Lifespan Development » Social and Personality

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Shuli’s parents expect her to get good grades and get along with her siblings, and when she breaks the rules she has to go into time out. Her parents help her understand the concepts when she has problem with homework but still expect her to do the work. She has to be ready for bed at a certain time, and arguing about bedtime doesn’t work. Her parents always give her hugs and tell her they love her before she goes to bed. Her parents have a/an ________ parenting style.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

authoritative

b.

involving

c.

indulgent

d.

neglecting

Question number: 3

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to the research of Piaget and Kohlberg on moral development, children about four years old

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Choice (4) Response
a.

are most likely to inhibit unfavorable behavior when consistent punishment is applied

b.

have only a vague idea of the concept of “winning”

c.

have already adopted a miniature form of their parents’ morality

d.

According to the research of Piaget and Kohlberg on moral development, children about four years old

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