When many ethnic groups live together in a nation with abundant food and adequate medical care, children of ________ descent tend to be tallest.
The "just-right" phenomenon:
refers to young children's insistence on routine.
Environmental hazards such as pollution interfere with the development of ______________.
The _________ allows communication between the two hemispheres of the brain
Which area is said to be the "executive" of the brain?
Which of the following is crucial for the expression and regulation of emotions?
Which of the following is a central processor of memory, especially of memory for locations?
Which Piagetian term literally means "self-centered"?
Which characteristic of preoperational thought involves a child ignoring all attributes that are not apparent?
focus on appearance
After noticing that her 4-year-old brother was having difficulty putting a jigsaw puzzle together, Rose helped him with the task by praising his successes and helping him to recognize progress. From Vygotsky's perspective, this as an example of:
Vygotsky's term for the skills that a person can experience only with assistance, not yet independently, is:
zone of proximal development.
The __________ function of speech occurs during both formal instruction and casual conversation
Theory of mind:
typically appears rather suddenly.
The process by which children develop an interconnected set of categories for words is called:
The tendency of a young child to apply rules of grammar when he or she should not is
Child-centered programs recognize that children learn through play with other children. This is most consistent with the views of:
According to the text, what complicates the evaluation of Head Start programs?
Programs vary in length, curriculum, and goals
Why do experts prefer the term "injury control" to the term "accident prevention"?
The use of the term "accident" suggests that no one is at fault and that certain events are inevitable.
We recognize today that child abuse or maltreatment is:
usually perpetrated by the child's parents or immediate relatives.
Which of the following is an example of tertiary prevention of child maltreatment?
removing an abused child from the home
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