Human Growth and Developmental Psychology

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Natural childbirth consists of all of the following, EXCEPT:

medication.

Juan-Carlos was born full term but was underweight for his gestational age. He would be considered

small for date

Travis spends a great deal of time working and trying to establish his career. He also has been thinking about how his personal relationship is going and considering whether it could be long-term and lead to establishing a family. Travis is most likely in

early adulthood

Jasmine sees a student in her class raise his hand to ask a question. The teacher sharply criticizes him for asking such a "ridiculous" question. According to Albert Bandura, Jasmine will most likely respond to this event by

not asking questions even if she wants to

Which of the following is a criticism of behavioral theory

It places too little emphasis on cognitive factors

The germinal period of development takes place in the ________ after conception

first 2 weeks

Ling-Chi is trying to make sense of her world. According to Piaget's theory, the two processes she uses to do this are __________ and _________.

organization; adaptation

To chart the development of intelligence over the life span, researchers spent 1 year testing the intelligence of individuals ranging in age period from childhood to old age. Which approach to the time span of inquiry would they be taking

cross-sectional

. Life expectancy refers to:

the average number of years a person can expect to live

Marta recently went to see her doctor and learned that her unborn child was not receiving enough oxygen or nutrients from her. She was informed that there was a problem with the

umbilical cord

Implantation of the blastocyst to the uterine wall occurs at about ________ days after conception

14

Ahkilia is bitter and resentful. She looks back on her life and realizes that she has made many mistakes and was too fearful to reach for her goals. At 82 years old, she knows it is too late to make any significant changes. Ahkilia is living in

despair

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