Lifespan Development-Physical and Motor [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 5 - 8 of 8

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Question 5

Physical and Motor

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Which of the following reflexes might be elicited by stroking the bottom of a baby՚s foot?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Palmar reflex

b.

Neo-ped reflex

c.

Moro reflex

d.

Kleinfetter reflex

e.

Babinski reflex

Question 6

Physical and Motor

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At 8 months Rob can sit up by herself, at nine months she can stand with an adult՚s support, at 14 months she can stand alone, and at 16 months she can walk alone. The process that allows Rob՚s motor skills to develop at the same rate as other children՚s is called

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

maturation.

b.

assimilation

c.

the proximodistal principle.

d.

accommodation.

e.

the cephalocaudal principle.

Question 7

Physical and Motor

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MCQ▾

An individual is likely to display the most stereotypical sex-typed behavior during which of the following periods?

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Old age

b.

Young adulthood

c.

Middle childhood

d.

Adolescence

e.

Middle adulthood

Question 8

Physical and Motor

Question

MCQ▾

All of the following tend to improve communication in intimate relationships, EXCEPT:

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Honestly disclosing our true thoughts and feelings.

b.

Learning to adopt the other person՚s frame of reference in order to understand his or her view point.

c.

Disregarding any status difference that is to our advantage when speaking with others.

d.

Conveying the message that our beliefs and attitudes are flexible and subject to revision.

e.

None of the above