Ch11 - 1) One major developmental issue is with regard to...

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1) One major developmental issue is with regard to whether development occurs like a sapling that grows into a tree, that is, in a continuous fashion. 2) Which of the following developmental function reflects how separation anxiety develops? Inverted U-shaped function. 3) You are interested in how memory develops during childhood, so you can compare the memory performance across a sample of 500 children when they are first in grade 1 and then when they are in grade 3, and then 5, and then 7. In doing this you are using a longitudinal design 4) You are interested in how memory develops during childhood, so you retest a group of 200 children in year 1 of the study who are in grades 2, 4, and 6 and then follow them up every year as they mature through childhood. In doing this you are using a sequential design 5) The prenatal period that refers to the first two weeks of development beginning with fertilization of an egg is known as the germinal phase . 6) The most severe effect of exposure to the teratogen alcohol during pregnancy is fetal alcohol syndrome . 7) Which of the following teratogens is associated with premature birth and low birth weight? Nicotine 8) The fact that fetuses learn to stop responding to repeated presentations of vibro-acoustic and auditory stimuli demonstrates that they have short term memory abilities. 9) Research shows that a newborn’s visual activity is about 40 times worse than normal adult acuity. 10) The habituation procedure is used to determine infants’ capacity to recognize, respond to, and remember information. 11) Which of the following developmental functions is characteristic of infants’ abilities to
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2011 for the course PSYCH 1000 taught by Professor Atkinson during the Spring '09 term at UWO.

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Ch11 - 1) One major developmental issue is with regard to...

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