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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 ___. a. the coordination of secondary circular reactions b. deferred imitation c. perspective taking d. the ability to consider classes and relations together 3. Which of the following is not characteristic of children in the preoperational stage? a. egocentrism b. ability to mentally represent static objects c. tendency to focus on a single dimension to the exclusion of others d. ability to interpret events in terms of their relation to hypothetical events 4. Which of the following is most likely to interfere with your ability to remember a list of words? a. having a conversation with your friend b. finding a starred location on a map
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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 Marias 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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This note was uploaded on 06/15/2010 for the course HDE HDE101 taught by Professor Brigitteelder during the Spring '08 term at UC Davis.

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