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Midterm 1 Sample Questions (answers below) 1. Joan, a two-year-old child, shouts “doggie!” after spotting a field of cows in the distance. Joan’s behavior illustrates the developmental process known as ___. a. accommodation b. equilibration c. evolution d. assimilation 2. According to Piaget, one of the earliest indications of internal representations is ___. 3. Which of the following is not characteristic of children in the preoperational stage? 4. Which of the following is most likely to interfere with your ability to remember a list of words?
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Unformatted text preview: c. swimming 5 laps d. imagining yourself riding a roller coaster 5. Juanita and Portia are presented with fifteen math problems. Both girls are able to solve ten of fifteen problems correctly on their own. With the help of a teacher, Junaita is able to solve an additional four problems, and Portia is able to solve one more problem. In this example, Juanita and Portia differ in terms of their ___. a. zone of proximal development b. imitative learning skills c. cultural tools d. developmental stage 6. Each of the following is an example of a psychological tool except ___. a. stapler b. calculator c. language d. wristwatch 7. When Maria’s father teaches her a label for an object, he looks at the object and points to it. These behaviors help establish ___, which is essential for social learning. a. emulation b. joint attention c. shared values d. goal-directed problem solving ANSWERS: 1. d 2. b 3. d 4. a 5. a 6. a 7. b...
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