PSYC 2000 Lesson 4

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cross-sectional

study in which different age groups are tested at the same time

women; women

when looking for someone to whom they can confide their personal worries, women usually turn to ____ and men turn to ___

menopause

the cessation of menstuation

intimacy

erikson suggested that the adolescent search for identity is followed by a developing capicity for

women; men

___ are more likely than ___ to recognize nonverbal expressions of emotion

formal operational

the ability to think logically about hypothetical situations is indicative of the ___ stage of development

disagreed; agreed

in response to the statement, after menopause "women generally feel better than they have for years, " most premenopausal women under 45 ___ and most older women who had experienced menopause ___

integrity

acoording to erikson, an older adult who feels his or her life has been satisfying, meaningful, and worthwhile has achieved a sense of

condoms

the proper use of this reduces the risk of HIV infections, but fails to prevent the transmission of certain other STDs

denial; acceptance

accodring to jubler-ross, the terminall ill pass thru a series of stages that begins with ____ and ends with ____

discrete age-linked stages

theories of human development have been most susceptible to criticism for overemphasizing

estrogen supplements

evidence suggests that alzheimer's disease may be reduced by

happy

when children grow up and leave home, mothers most frequently report feeling

declining; increasing

cross-sectional research indicated that during early and middle adulthood, agins is associated with ___ levels of verbal intelligence. Longitudinal research indicated that during the same period of life, aging is aassociated with ___ levels of verbal intelligence.

adolescent

according to erikson, achieving a sense of identity is the special task of the

popular and self-assured

compared to "late bloomers," boys who mature sexually at an early age tend to be more

alzheimer's disease

during the last few years, 75 yr old Mrs. Yamaguchi has gradually become so mentally disoriented that she can't find her way around her own house and often fails to recognize her husband. She is most likely suffering from effects of

crystallized intelligence

refers to a person's accumulated knowledge and verbal skills

social influence

the corrupt behavior of many ordinary people who served as Nazi concentration camp guards best illustrates that immorality often results from

adolescents

erikson would have suggested that ___ can most effectively develop a sense of identity by investigating the personal suitability of various occupational roles

marital satisfaction

the best predictor of a couple's ____ is the ration of their positive to negative interactions with each other

recall; recognition

when adults of varying ages were tested for their memory of a list of 24 words, the older adults demonstrated a decline in ___ but not in ____

primary sex characteristics

the body structures that enable reproduction

preconventional

according to kohlberg, morality based on the avoidance of punishment and the attain ment of concrete rewards represents a ____ morality

human reproductive functioning

many sexually active American adolescents fail to avoid pregnancy because they are ignorant concerning basic

crystallized intelligence

older people's capacity to learn and remember meaningless material shows greater decline than their capacity to learn and remember meaningful material. this best illustrates the value of

adolescence

extends from the beginnings of sexual maturity to independent adulthood

menarche

first menstrual period

secondary

nonreproductive sex characteristic

social clock

is the community's preferred timing for events such as marriage and parenting

longitudinal

study where the same people are studied and tested over a long period

fluid

intelligence that decreases during late adulthood

crystallized

intelligence that is accumulated over time and increases with age

puberty

period of sexual maturation

alzheimer 's disease

progressive dementia

menopause

cessation of menstruation

adolescence

transition period from childhood to adulthood

identity

one's sense of self

ages

cross-sectional study is a study in which people of different ___ are compared

intimacy

close loving relationships

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