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5 Matching questions

  1. Conception
  2. formal operation
  3. nature
  4. behavioral genetics
  5. teratogen
  1. a any factor that can cause a birth defect
  2. b the influence of our inherited characterisitics on our personality, physical, intellectual growth, and social interactions
  3. c the moment at which a female becomes pregnant
  4. d piagets last stage of cognitive devlopment in which the adolescent becomes capable of abstact thiking
  5. e focuses on nature vs. nurture

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the scientific study of the changes that occur in people as they age from conception until death
  2. reffering to a gene that only influences the expression of a trait when paired with an identical gene
  3. special molecule that contains the genetic material of the organism
  4. cell resulting from the uniting of the ovum and sprem; divides into many cells, eventually forming the baby
  5. in piagets theory, the inability of the young child to mentally reverse an action

5 True/False questions

  1. critical periodsthe time from about eight weeks after conception until the birth of the child


  2. concrete operations stagethird stage of cognitive development in which the school age child becomes capable of logical thought processes but is not yet capable of abstract thinking


  3. zone of proximal developmentthe development of thinking, problem solving, and memory scheme (plural schemas) a mental concept formed through experiences with objects and events


  4. dizygotic twinsformed when one zygote splites into two seprate masses of cells, each of which develops into a separate embryo


  5. fetal periodthe first two weeks after fertilization, during which the zygote moves down the uterus and beings to implant in the lining embryo name for weeks after fertilization