Advanced Lifespan and Adjustment Exam 1 Study Guide Chapters 1 – 5 CHAPTER 1 1. The notion that development is best described in terms of a series of abrupt shifts in behavior best fits with the _____ approach. 2. Yacef is interested in determining whether children develop virtually the same way in Algeria as they do in other parts of the world. Yacef’s research deals primarily with the ____________ issue of human development. 3. Because Dr. Jefferson is interested in researching how people of different ages are affected by events, it would be most accurate to say that Dr. Jefferson is most interested in studying _____ forces. 4. The fact that hope is important in early childhood, that development of identity is most important in adolescence, and that wisdom is most important in late life is an example of 5. The basic premise of _____ is that the consequences of a behavior determine the likelihood of the behavior being repeated in the future. 6. Even though Brenda was never reinforced directly for doing so, she increased the frequency of her swearing after she saw her friend Elizabeth get a lot of attention after she swore. This is most likely an example of 7. Mr. Link tries to help his students learn how to be assertive by having them watch how other students can be successful by acting assertively. Mr. Link is using principles of ____ to help his students.
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