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Psychology 101 Fall Semester 2008 Test 2 (Chapters 3, 4, 5) Short answer/ Essay. Be brief and to the point. DO NOT copy information from text. 1. What is the importance of a. genes b. DNA and c. chromosomes? (5) 2. Define the term “nurture” and briefly discuss the impact that environment has on development. (5) 3. Describe the effects of enrichment and deprivation on development; explain the concepts of reciprocal interactions and developmental level. (10) 4. Describe how parents can promote secure attachments; the characteristics of fathers who have securely attached infants; explain the importance of attachment in meeting a child’s affectional needs. (15) 5. Describe the five stages of language acquisition. (10) 6. Describe the concept of moral development by describing each of Kohlberg’s
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Unformatted text preview: three levels of moral development. (10) 7. Discuss Piagets 4 stages of cognitive development; and tell what is the developmental milestone at each stage. (10) 8. Define the following: hyperopia, myopia, astigmatism, presbyopia. (10) 9. What are the three types of deafness? (5) 10. How is taste affected by smell, texture, temperature and pain? (5) 11. What are the five sensations produced by the skin receptors; explain why certain areas of the body are more sensitive to touch. (10) 12. Explain why most eyewitness testimony is inaccurate and describe how a person can more accurately perceive the world and become a better eyewitness to life. (5) 13. Define hypnosis; what can and cannot be achieved with hypnosis? (5 points extra credit)...
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