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U.S. students may perform worse academically than students in many other industrializedcountries because the United States __________.A. has more intense courseworkB. has less grade inflationC. has dramatic nationwide teacher shortagesD. is more socially diverse
According to survey data, young people spend, on average, __________ hours a day usingmedia.
Because adolescents look at the self from a(n) __________ perspective, they view traits asabstractions rather than concrete entities.
According to Erikson, adolescents are in the __________ stage, seeking to discover theirindividuality and identity.
Marcia used Erikson’s theory as a springboard, suggesting the identity can be seen in terms offour categories called __________.A. commitment phasesB. identity diffusionC. identity statusesD. moratorium stages
In most families, teenagers’ sense of __________ increases gradually over the course ofadolescence.
__________ are groups of people with whom one compares oneself.
Maggie experienced menarche at age 12; for her mom, it arrived at age 14. Her grandmother wasnearly 16 when it arrived. This pattern is indicative of __________.
About what percentage of adolescents suffering from anorexia are boys?A. less than 1 percentB. 5 percentC. 10 percentD. 20 percent
Hassan’s dad cannot figure out why his 16-year-old son is such a knucklehead. He is alwaystrying to skateboard off the roof or race cars on his bicycle. He gets good grades in school.Which of the following explains why Hassan likely does such risky things?

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Spring
Professor
FRIEDMAN
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Theory of cognitive development

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