Lifespan Development-Theories, Applications and Issues (GRE Psychology): Questions 6 - 10 of 25

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Question number: 6

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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 (4) Response

a.

Eleanor Maccoby

b.

Carol Gilligan

c.

Diana Baumrind

d.

Matina Horner

Question number: 7

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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 (4) Response

a.

Abraham Maslow

b.

Erik Erikson

c.

Lawrence Kohlberg

d.

Jean Piaget

Question number: 8

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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 (4) Response

a.

are too concerned with life adjustment issues

b.

lecture too much and allow too little experimentation

c.

assign too little homework

d.

are too disciplined and require too much formality

Question number: 9

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Rochel Gelman criticized Piaget’s cognitive stages for

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Choice (4) Response

a.

creating gender-biased stages

b.

underestimating preschoolers’ ability

c.

using unnatural testing instruments

d.

overestimating adolescents’ ability

Question number: 10

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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

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