Studies of monkeys raised with artificial mothers suggest that mother-infant emotional bonds result primarily from mothers providing infants with
Piaget's cognitive development theory
The egocentrism of preschoolers was most strongly emphasized by
The speed of neurotransmission in the frontal lobe increases during adolescence due to the growth of
According to Piaget, children acquire the mental operations needed to comprehend such things as mathematical transformations and conservation during the ________ stage.
The powerful survival impulse that leads infants to seek closeness to their caregivers is called
Which of the following factors contributes most positively to the development of secure attachment between human infants and their mothers?
Putting babies to sleep on their backs to reduce the risk of crib death has been associated with a slight delay in children's
Infants who are unable to predict how their parents will react to their cries for care and attention are especially likely to show signs of
Already at 15 months of age, Justin strongly senses that he can rely on his father to comfort and protect him. This most clearly contributes to
At 12 months of age, Jeremy shows no more desire to be held by his own parents than by complete strangers. His behavior best illustrates
When Joan touched her infant's cheek, he turned his head toward the side that was touched and opened his mouth. Joan was eliciting the reflex to ________ a nipple.
The process by which certain birds form attachments during a critical period very early in life is called
theory of mind.
Children's ability to infer other people's intentions and feelings is indicative of their emerging
According to Piaget, people are first able to reason abstractly and think hypothetically during the ________ stage.
Harmful chemicals or viruses that can be transferred from a mother to her developing fetus are called
The branch of psychology that systematically focuses on the physical, cognitive, and social changes that occur throughout the life cycle is called
A mother who consistently responds supportively to her infant's cries for care and protection is most likely to encourage