Lifespan Development (GRE Psychology): Questions 30 - 34 of 54

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Question number: 30

» Lifespan Development » Nature-Nurture

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Billy is a two-year-old. He is most likely mothered by

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

castration anxiety

b.

expression anxiety and mobility anxiety

c.

an Oedipus complex

d.

separation anxiety and stranger anxiety

Question number: 31

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Erikson’s theory, Jerry, who is 16 years old, will be more likely to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

fight against stagnation

b.

deal with her feelings to competence versus inferiority

c.

learn to share herself with another person and make a commitment

d.

experience an identity crisis

Question number: 32

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Kohlberg, an individual in a stage of conventional morality would be most concerned with

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

gaining approval

b.

gaining rewards

c.

avoiding punishment

d.

adhering to the conservative point of view

Question number: 33

» Lifespan Development » Social and Personality

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Because Ben’s father didn’t like how strict his parents were when he was growing up, he gives his daughter everything she wants. He is proud of how well he and his daughter get along, even if others tell him sometimes that she seems spoiled. Ben’s father has a/an ________ parenting style.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

indulgent

b.

authoritative

c.

authoritarian

d.

neglecting

Question number: 34

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Piaget, a child who looks under a pillow for a lost toy is able to appreciate

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Choice (4) Response

a.

determination

b.

exploration needs

c.

object permanence

d.

concrete operations

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