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5 Matching questions

  1. empirical
  2. anal stage
  3. Case study
  4. macrosystem
  5. chromosystem
  1. a the larger social setting, including cultural values, economic policies, and ploitical processes.
  2. b anus, tolet training (1-3 years)
  3. c based on observation or experiment and not on theory
  4. d is an intensive studey of one individual
  5. e time system

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A grand theory of human development that holds that irrational, unconscious drives and motives, often originating in childhood, underlie human behavior
  2. An idea that is built on shared perceptions not on objective reality. Many age related terms, such as childhood, adolescence, yuppie, and senior citizen, are social constructions.
  3. the science that seeks to understand how and why people of all ages and circumstances change or remain the same over time
  4. Bronfenbrenner's approach to understanding processes and contexts of human development that identifies five levels of environmental influence.

    1) Microsystem - everyday environment of home, school. Work, or neighborhood, including face-to-face relationships with spouse children, parents, friends, classmates, teachers, employers, or colleagues.
    2) Mesosystem - the interlocking of various Microsystems—linkages between home and school, work and neighborhood.
    3) Exosystem - consists of linkages between a microsystem and outside systems or institutions that affect a person indirectly.
    4) Macrosystem - consists of overarching cultural patterns, such as dominant beliefs, ideologies, and economic and political systems.
    5) Chronosystem - adds the dimension of time: change or constancy in the person and the environment.
  5. A research design in which the same individuals are folled over time and their development is repeatedly assessed.

5 True/False questions

  1. scienticfic methodA way to answer questions that requires empircal research and date based conclusions.


  2. dynamic- systems approachThe view that in the study of human development the person should be considered in all the contexts and interactions that consittute a life.


  3. NutureA general term for all the environmental influences that affect development after an individual is conceived. (Refers to enviromental influences, begining with the health and diet of the embbroy's mother and continuing lifelong)


  4. continunitysignifies developments over time that appear to persist, unchanging, from one age to the next. Parents might recognize the same personality traits in their grown children that they saw in them as infants. ( refers to characteristics that are stable over time).


  5. adulthoodFreud believed that the genital stage lasts throughout adulthood, He also said that the goal of a healthy life is "to love and to work."