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5 Matching questions

  1. Adolescence
  2. Basic Trust
  3. Sensorimotor Stage
  4. Cross-Sectional Study
  5. Autism
  1. a a study in which people of different ages are compared with one another
  2. b according to Erik Erikson, a sense that the world is predictable and trustworthy; said to be formed during infancy by appropriate experiences with responsive caregivers
  3. c in Piaget's theory, the stage (from birth to about 2 years of age) during which infants know the world mostly in terms of their sensory impressions and motor activities
  4. d a disorder that appears in childhood and is marked by deficient communication, social interaction, and understanding of others' states of mind
  5. e the transition period from childhood to adulthood, extending from puberty to independence

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. people's ideas about their own and others' mental states -- about their feelings, perceptions, and thoughts and the behavior these might predict
  2. a concept or framework that organizes and interprets information
  3. one's accumulated knowledge and verbal skills; tends to increase with age
  4. one's ability to reason speedily and abstractly; tends to decrease during late adulthood
  5. biological growth processes that enable orderly changes in behavior, relatively uninfluenced by experience

5 True/False questions

  1. Conservationthe 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


  2. Alzheimer's Diseasea progressive and irreversible brain disorder characterized by gradual deterioration of memory, reasoning, language, and, finally, physical functioning


  3. Stranger Anxietyagents, such as chemicals and viruses, that can reach the embryo or fetus during prenatal development and cause harm


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


  5. Fetusthe developing human organism from 9 weeks after conception to birth