Lifespan Development (GRE Psychology): Questions 50 - 54 of 54

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Question number: 50

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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The mother who does not manifest color blindness but transmits it to her sons is an example of

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

sexual role stereotyping

b.

a sex-linked trait

c.

a genotype

d.

a phenotype

Question number: 51

» Lifespan Development » Physical and Motor

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At 8 months Rob can sit up by herself, at nine months she can stand with an adult’s support, at 14 months she can stand alone, and at 16 months she can walk alone. The process that allows Rob’s motor skills to develop at the same rate as other children’s is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the proximodistal principle.

b.

the cephalocaudal principle.

c.

maturation.

d.

assimilation

Question number: 52

» Lifespan Development » Social and Personality

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According to Freud’s developmental theory, a child who is particularly frustrated during a stage of development is likely to experience

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Choice (4) Response

a.

castration anxiety if a boy

b.

fixation

c.

identification

d.

overdevelopment of the superego

Question number: 53

» Lifespan Development » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following behaviors is most clearly associated with Jean Piaget’s concrete operational stage?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Nikos can consider both the height and width of a container.

b.

Tom received the highest grade in his philosophy course.

c.

Ava does not like being around unfamiliar people.

d.

Gracie forgets about her toy because it is under her blanket.

Question number: 54

» Lifespan Development » Physical and Motor

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An individual is likely to display the most stereotypical sex-typed behavior during which of the following periods?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Middle childhood

b.

Middle adulthood

c.

Young adulthood

d.

Adolescence

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