PSYC 100 QUIZ 2 - Question 1 How might adolescents tendency...

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Question 1 How might adolescents’ tendency to engage in such risky behaviors as unsafe sex and experimental drug use reflect brain development during childhood and adolescence? a) The corpus callosum is still developing during adolescence, impeding communication between the two hemispheres of the brain. b) The left hemisphere matures more slowly than the right, delaying the development of logical thinking abilities. c) The prefrontal cortex matures slowly, slowing adolescents’ ability to think rationally d) The limbic system does not develop fully until early adulthood; adolescents therefore have a poor understanding of their own emotions
Question 2 Psychologists use the term ________ to refer to the physiological, behavioral, cognitive, and social changes that occur throughout life.
Question 3 According to Piaget, the process of fitting new experiences into existing schemata is called _________, whereas the process of changing or modifying existing schemata to make sense of new experiences is called ________.
Question 4 Obsession is to compulsion as _______ is to _______.
b) cognition; emotion c) cognition; behavior d) behavior; cognition

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