Lifespan Development (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 25 - 29 of 54

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Question number: 25

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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Rochel Gelman criticized Piaget’s cognitive stages for

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

creating gender-biased stages

b.

underestimating preschoolers’ ability

c.

using unnatural testing instruments

d.

overestimating adolescents’ ability

Question number: 26

» Lifespan Development » Socialization, Family and Cultural Influences

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Diana Baumrind found that which patenting style produces the well-adjusted children?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Authoritative

b.

Permissive

c.

Attached

d.

All parenting styles were equally effective.

Question number: 27

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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Twelve-year-old Scott’s English teacher often chooses spelling words that can be rearranged to make new words and enjoys the challenge of anagrams and puzzles, and because he has always enjoyed science fiction comic books, he has recently begun making up his own stories. Scott is in Piaget’s

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

concrete operational stage.

b.

formal operational stage.

c.

sensorimotor stage.

d.

operational stage

Question number: 28

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Kohlberg, the highest stage of moral development is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

being able to please as many people as possible

b.

adherence to principles of individual conscience

c.

rational hedonism

d.

adherence to democratically accepted law

Question number: 29

» Lifespan Development » Physical and Motor

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Which of the following pairs of items is incorrectly associated?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

physical development

AND

intellectual development

b.

motor development

c.

emotional development

d.

All a. , b. and c. are correct

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