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Question number: 1

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According to Freud, the Oedipus complex in boys and the Electra complex in girls are resolved through

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Choice (4) Response

a.

identification with the same-sex parent

b.

the strengthening of the ego

c.

the emergence of death instinct

d.

moving into the latency stage

Question number: 2

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According to the research of Piaget and Kohlberg on moral development, children about four years old

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Choice (4) Response

a.

are most likely to inhibit unfavorable behavior when consistent punishment is applied

b.

have only a vague idea of the concept of “winning”

c.

have already adopted a miniature form of their parents’ morality

d.

According to the research of Piaget and Kohlberg on moral development, children about four years old

Question number: 3

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Which of the following individuals is associated with the discovery of secure versus insecure infant attachment?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Mary Ainsworth

b.

Anna Freud

c.

Matina Horner

d.

Diana Baumrind

Question number: 4

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Which of the following groups of theorists offer stage models of development?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Piaget, Freud, and Erikson

b.

Piaget, Freud, and Kohlberg

c.

Freud. Adler, and Piaget

d.

Freud, Maslow, and Watson

Question number: 5

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Kohlberg devised his theory of moral development though the use of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

observations of individual action in contrived moral dilemmas

b.

naturalistic observations of children

c.

verbal responses to hypothetical moral dilemmas

d.

objective personality inventories

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