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5 Matching questions

  1. Developmental Psychology
  2. Conservation
  3. Self Concept
  4. Cognition
  5. Longitudinal Study
  1. a all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating
  2. b 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
  3. c 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?"
  4. d a branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and social change throughout the life span
  5. e research in which the same people are restudied and retested over a long period

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. one's accumulated knowledge and verbal skills; tends to increase with age
  2. an emotional tie with another person; shown in young children by their seeking closeness to the caregiver and showing distress on separation
  3. in Piaget's theory, the stage of cognitive development (normally beginning about age 12) during which people begin to think logically about abstract concepts
  4. one's ability to reason speedily and abstractly; tends to decrease during late adulthood
  5. the body structures (ovaries, testes, and external genitalia) that make sexual reproduction possible

5 True/False questions

  1. Assimilationinterpreting one's new experience in terms of one's existing schemas

          

  2. Zygotethe fertilized egg; it enters a 2-week period of rapid cell division and develops into an embryo

          

  3. Pubertythe developing human organism from about 2 weeks after fertilization through the second month

          

  4. Sensorimotor 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

          

  5. Menopausethe time of natural cessation of menstruation; also refers to the biological changes a woman experiences as her ability to reproduce declines

          

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