Lifespan Development (GRE Psychology): Questions 44 - 49 of 54

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Question number: 44

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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A child in Piaget’s preoperational stage is given a toy and attempts to eat it. This child is demonstrating

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

generalization

b.

accommodation

c.

assimilation

d.

overextension

Question number: 45

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Piaget, most five-year-old children should be in which of the following cognitive stages?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Sensorimotor

b.

Preoperational

c.

Formal operational

d.

Concrete operational

Question number: 46

» Lifespan Development » Physical and Motor

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“Walks with only one hand held by 12 months. ” This is an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Common saying

b.

A developmental milestone.

c.

A proverb interpretation task.

d.

A test to assess the second cranial nerve.

Question number: 47

» Lifespan Development » Physical and Motor

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Which of the following reflexes might be elicited by stroking the bottom of a baby’s foot?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Babinski reflex

b.

Kleinfetter reflex

c.

Palmar reflex

d.

Moro reflex

Question number: 48

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Erickson’s developmental theory centered around

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

biological forces

b.

cognitive changes

c.

psychosocial crises

d.

need development

Question number: 49

» Lifespan Development » Emotion

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Lee is about to skydive for the first time. He interprets his racing heart to be the result of his eager anticipation and excitement. This best represents which theory of emotion?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

James-Lange

b.

Schachter’s two factor

c.

Arousal

d.

Drive reduction

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