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5 Matching questions

  1. Theory of Mind
  2. Adolescence
  3. Identity
  4. Conservation
  5. Rooting Reflex
  1. a the principle (which Piaget believed to be a part of concrete operational reasoning) that properties such as mass, volume, and number remain the same despite changes in the forms of objects
  2. b one's sense of self; according to Erikson, the adolescent's task is to solidify a sense of self by testing and integrating various roles
  3. c people's ideas about their own and others' mental states -- about their feelings, perceptions, and thoughts and the behavior these might predict
  4. d a baby's tendency, when touched on the cheek, to turn toward the touch, open the mouth, and search for the nipple
  5. e the transition period from childhood to adulthood, extending from puberty to independence

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. research in which the same people are restudied and retested over a long period
  2. a sense of one's identity and personal worth. all our thoughts and feelings about ourselves, in order to answer the question, "Who am i?"
  3. the fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell division and develops into an embryo
  4. the first menstrual period
  5. in Piaget's theory, the stage (from birth to about 2 years of age) during which infants know the world mostly in terms of their sensory impressions and motor activities

5 True/False questions

  1. Attachmentan emotional tie with another person; shown in young children by their seeking closeness to the caregiver and showing distress on separation


  2. Maturationdecreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation


  3. Formal Operational Stagein Piaget's theory, the stage (from about 2 to 6 or 7 years of age) during which a child learns to use language but does not yet comprehend the mental operations of concrete logic


  4. Pubertythe period of sexual maturation, during which a person becomes capable of reproducing


  5. Autismthe developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception to birth


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