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Imagine you and your friend are having a discussion about politics. Your friend makes an argument that puts your views into disequilibrium. If you respond by believing that your friend is simply uninformed or dumb, Piaget would say that you are demonstrating
assimilation
According to modern scientific evidence on the concept of bonding
For proper nurturing to occur, immediate skin-to-skin contact is not necessary
Henry was adopted and is genetically predisposed toward alcoholism. However, his adoptive family does not drink; they actively avoid alcohol for religious reasons. Given Henry's genetic potential
alcoholism might not appear in Henry's phenotype
Piaget believed children begin to develop cognitively at
birth
In Erikson's theory, the infant's earliest task is described as that of
learning whether the world can be trusted to meet basic needs
Secondary prevention involves
responding to the first warning signs of a problem
The ability to control one's impulsiveness appears to be directly related to the development of the
prefrontal cortex
Which information is most likely to be in your curent working memory
the answer tot his question
Although the test you are now taking measures many things, it is supposed to be a test of
achievement
The most devastating problem for autistic individuals as they grow up is their lack of
social understanding
Piaget has provided us with the ______of children's concepts, whereas Vygotsky has provided us with the _______.
individual context; social context
Treatments for obesity in children
Should emphasize increased activity
What is the most frequently abused drug among North American teenagers?
alcohol
The ability to enjoy life is measured by
mobility and vitality
Gender differences in senescence indicate that
women age more slowly