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Psych Quizzes - Question 1 Most contemporary adults marry...

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Question 1 Most contemporary adults marry and have children later than their parents and grandparents did Correct Answer: True Question 2 Conception typically takes place in the _______ which begins the stage of prenatal development referred to as the _______. Correct Answer: fallopian tube; period of the zygote Question 3 For the majority of those who stop working, retirement is not as stressful as popularly believed. Correct Answer: True Question 4 _______ refers to the close emotional bond an individual has with his/her primary caretaker. Correct Answer: Attachment Question 5 One of the last changes in early and middle adulthood is the need for reading glasses. Correct Answer: False Question 6 If Lev Vygotsky were in the room talking about his theory, which of the following terms might you hear him say? Correct Answer: all of the above Question 7 One's temperament can be changed based on how he/she is parented. Correct Answer: False Question 8 Children of teenage mothers tend to display academic and/ or behavioral difficulties Correct Answer: True
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Question 9 Substances in the prenatal environment that may cause birth defects are called_____ Correct Answer: teratogens Question 10 The secondary sex characteristics Correct Answer: dinstinguish mature males from mature females Question 11 According to research by Thomas, Chess, and Birch, our temperament is a result of _______. Correct Answer: our genetics/our heredity/how we were born Question 12 The longest period of time during prenatal development is the _______. Correct Answer: period of the fetus Question 13 When children utilize telegraphic speech, their basic syntax is often correct. Correct Answer: True Question 14 The most stressful event faced by people in their lifetimes is children leaving home. Correct Answer: False Question 15 Lawrence Kohlberg's theory adheres to a continuous development viewpoint. Correct Answer: False Question 16 The period of the _________is the first stage of prenatal development Correct Answer: zygote
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Question 17 ______ intelligence shows decline related to age Correct Answer: fluid Question 18 According to Piaget, when a child fits new information into schemes that already exist, _______ occurs. Correct Answer: assimilation Question 19 All of the following are true of centenarians EXCEPT Correct Answer: they tend to be men. Question 20 Of the following researchers, who would be MOST interested in cognitive development? Correct Answer: Lawrence Kohlberg Question 21 Classic studies of attachment have been performed by _______ and _______. Correct Answer: Harlow; Ainsworth Question 22 Teratogens can negatively affect prenatal development at any point but seem especially harmful during the period of the fetus. Correct Answer:
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSY 120 taught by Professor Grandrud during the Fall '08 term at N. Colorado.

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Psych Quizzes - Question 1 Most contemporary adults marry...

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