Lifespan Development-Development Theories, Applications and Issues [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 5 - 8 of 25

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Question 5

Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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Kohlberg devised his theory of moral development though the use of

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

themes in mythology

b.

objective personality inventories

c.

observations of individual action in contrived moral dilemmas

d.

verbal responses to hypothetical moral dilemmas

e.

naturalistic observations of children

Question 6

Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Jenny Field

b.

Eleanor Maccoby

c.

Carol Gilligan

d.

Diana Baumrind

e.

Matina Horner

Question 7

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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Choice (5)Response

a.

Erik Erikson

b.

Sigmund Freud

c.

Abraham Maslow

d.

Lawrence Kohlberg

e.

Jean Piaget

Question 8

Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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Piaget felt that most elementary school teachers treat children in the concrete operational period as if they were in the formal operational period. That is, in his opinion, most teachers of elementary school children

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Choice (5)Response

a.

are too disciplined and require too much formality

b.

lecture too much and allow too little experimentation

c.

assign too little homework

d.

are too concerned with life adjustment issues

e.

do not sufficiently stress traditional teaching methods, such as multiplication tables