Lifespan Development (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 15 - 18 of 54

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Question number: 15

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Kohlberg devised his theory of moral development though the use of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

observations of individual action in contrived moral dilemmas

b.

objective personality inventories

c.

naturalistic observations of children

d.

verbal responses to hypothetical moral dilemmas

e.

themes in mythology

Question number: 16

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Which of the following argued that Kohlberg’s moral stages were not directly applicable to females?

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a.

Carol Gilligan

b.

Diana Baumrind

c.

Jenny Field

d.

Matina Horner

e.

Eleanor Maccoby

Question number: 17

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following theorists has been recognized for creating a developmental theory that covers the entire life span?

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a.

Erik Erikson

b.

Sigmund Freud

c.

Lawrence Kohlberg

d.

Abraham Maslow

e.

Jean Piaget

Question number: 18

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Researchers have determined that bipolar disorder is more heritable than a major depressive disorder. They found that the more closely related family members are to someone with bipolar disorder, the more likely they are to have bipolar disorder themselves. The correlation is not as strong with major depressive disorders. These types of researchers are referred to as

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a.

behavior geneticists.

b.

psychiatrists.

c.

physicians

d.

neurologists.

e.

evolutionary psychologists.

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