Genetics, Prenatal Development, and Birth
2-1. Name the substance that genes are composed of that determines the nature of every
cell in the body and how it will function.
DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
Physical Growth and Aging Across the Life Span
3-1. When does the greatest increase in height and weight occur?
in the womb during gestation
during the first year of life
Answer: b Page: 74 Level
Development of the Self
10-1. Eight-month-old Elishas crib is located near a large mirror on her dresser, yet
Elisha barely ever stops to look at herself in the mirror. On the other hand, her 18month-old sister, Amanda, stops regularly to gaze
7-1. The systematic, meaningful arrangement of symbols, which provides the basis for
communication, is called
talking or speaking.
Answer: c Page: 200 Level: Medium Type: F
An Orientation to Lifespan Development
1-1. _ development is the field of study that examines patterns of growth, change,
and stability in behavior that occur throughout the entire lifespan.
Social and Emotional Development
9-1. 10-month-old Russells propensity to tug at the Velcro straps on his hat, remove his
hat, and get the other children at the day care center to repeat the same actions themselves
is an example of a(n)
Cognitive Growth: Piaget and Vygotsky
5-1. Who was the Swiss developmental researcher whose theory of developmental stages
highly influenced a considerable amount of work on cognitive development?
8-1. According to Wechsler, what is the term for the capacity to understand the world,
think with rationality, and use resources effectively when faced with challenges?
El concepto de encapsulacin
La encapsulacin es un mecanismo que consiste en organizar datos y mtodos de una
estructura, conciliando el modo en que el objeto se implementa, es decir, evitando el
acceso a datos por cualquier otro medio distinto a los especi
Health and Wellness
4-1. What is the name for the new field of study that focuses on the relationship among
the brain, immune system, and psychological factors with regard to stress related events?
Cognitive Growth: Information Processing Approaches
6-1. What is the term for the model that seeks to identify the way that individuals take in,
use, and store information?
information processing approach