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1. What is the developmental process that is the impetus behind brain lateralization? a. Socialization in social and cultural norms b. Having diverse social experiences c. Learning and using language d. Practicing locomotor, nonlocomotor, and manipulative skills 2. Bryce and Tracy made their parents "breakfast" using the plastic food that came with their toy kitchen play center. They giggled because they knew their parents would be fooled until they tried to pick up the fake food. Their understanding that their parents would figure out the game when they had the plates in their hands is because Bryce and Tracy both understand a. egocentrism. b. the false belief principle. c. centration. d. conservation. 3. According to Vygotsky, in which stage do infants learn through conditioning until language begins to develop during the second year? a. Primitive stage b. Private speech stage c. Sociocultural stage d. Naive psychology stage 4. Which of the following is NOT a factual statement about racial differences in IQ test scores in the United States? a. Differences between African American and other children are not apparent in infant measures of intelligence or on measures of habituation, but become apparent by the time children are two to three years old. b. African American children consistently score approximately 12 points lower than white children on IQ tests. c. The size of the difference in IQ scores between African American and white children is steadily increasing. d. Chinese and Japanese children consistently have higher scores on achievement tests, particularly the math and science sections of the tests. 5. A friend tells you that they have very vivid memories of an event that happened when they were two years old. Which of the following statements is probably NOT true regarding this recollection? a. Research has shown that approximately 50% of adults can accurately and completely recall memories prior to age 3. b. It may actually be a result of verbal recollections and story telling from adults in her life. c. Memories of events that were laid down in the brain prior to age 3 are usually fragmented. d. Theories of infantile amnesia would likely refute your friend's recollections.
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6. According to your text, early childhood is a period of optimum growth and maturation for which part of the brain? a. The corpus callosum b. Synapses c. The sympathetic nervous system d. The parasympathetic nervous system 7. Researchers who have analyzed IQ scores of adopted twins have found that identical twins are more like one another in IQ than fraternal twins are. They also have found that IQs of adopted children are more strongly correlated with the IQs of their biological parents than with the IQs of their adoptive parents. These research results suggest a. that intelligence has a genetic component. b. that environment has no impact upon IQ.
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2010 for the course UNKNOWN 2314 taught by Professor Jonh during the Spring '10 term at Pasco-Hernando Community College.

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