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9.The life span has almost doubled during the past century. Social reconstruction has resulted in the increase in length of what developmental stage?A. childhoodB. adolescenceC. middle ageD. old ageAnswer:CPage: 8Guidepost: 1Type:F10.Which of the following is notone of the studies that have given us much information on long-term development?11.Which of these goals of the scientific study of human development is the most difficult to accomplish?12.Dr. Liefeld is conducting a study in which she observes hundreds of children to try to determine the average age at which they are able to climb the sliding chute without assistance. This research is concerned with the __________ of behavior.13.A change in the number or amount or frequency of a behavioral characteristic would be referred to as a __________ change.A. normativeB. qualitativeC. bidirectionalD. quantitativeAnswer:APage: 9Guidepost: 2Type:C14.Which of the following is an example of qualitative change in humandevelopment?2
15.Elaine gains 14 pounds between the ages of 12 and 13 . This is an example of 16.Change and stability in mental abilities, such as learning, memory, language, thinking, reasoning, etc. would constitute which type of development?17.Which type of development would be most involved in the growth of body and brain, sensory capacities, motor skills, and health?A. cognitive developmentB. neurological developmentC. physical developmentD. psychosocial developmentAnswer:APage: 9Guidepost: 3Type:F