← Development Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- telegraphic speech
- animistic thinking
- social clock
- object permanence
- a a preoperational mode of thought in which inanimate objects are imagined to have life and mental processes.
- b in Piaget's theory, refers to interpreting a new experience in terms of an existing schema
- c which develops during the sensorimotor stage, is the awareness that things do not cease to exist when not perceived
- d the economical, telegram-like speech of children in the two-word stage
- e refers to the culturally preferred timing of social events, such as leaving home, marrying, having children, and retiring
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- in Piaget's theory, normally begins about age 12. During this stage people begin to think logically about abstract concepts
- perspective that development is gradual and continuous.
- refers to the life stage from puberty to independent adulthood, denoted physically by a growth spurt and maturation of primary and secondary sex characteristics, cognitively by the onset of formal operational thought, and socially by the formation of identity
- lasting from about ages 6 or 7 to 11, children can think logically about concrete events and objects
- the branch of psychology concerned with physical, cognitive, and social change throughout the life span
5 True/False Questions
crystallized intelligence → refers to a person's ability to reason speedily and abstractly. Tends to decline with age
critical period → limited time shortly after birth during which an organism must be exposed to certain experiences or influences if it is to develop properly
embryo → the fertilized egg, that is, the cluster of cells formed during conception by the union of sperm and egg
authoritative → parents are both demanding and reponsive. They exert control by setting rules and enforcing them, but they also explain the reasons for rules. And, especially with older children, they encourage open dicussion when making the rules and allows exceptions.
babbling stage → stage of speech development, which begins at 3 to 4 months, is characterized by the spontaneous utterance of speech sounds.