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5 Matching questions

  1. Preoperational Stage
  2. Puberty
  3. Sensorimotor Stage
  4. Accommodation
  5. Egocentrism
  1. a in Piaget's theory, the preoperational child's difficulty taking another's point of view
  2. b 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
  3. c in Piaget's theory, the stage (from about 2 to 6 or 7 years of age) during which a child learns to use language but does not yet comprehend the mental operations of concrete logic
  4. d the period of sexual maturation, during which a person becomes capable of reproducing
  5. e adapting one's current understandings (schemas) to incorporate new information

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. agents, such as chemicals and viruses, that can reach the embryo or fetus during prenatal development and cause harm
  2. a concept or framework that organizes and interprets information
  3. one's accumulated knowledge and verbal skills; tends to increase with age
  4. in Piaget's theory, the stage of cognitive development (normally beginning about age 12) during which people begin to think logically about abstract concepts
  5. one's sense of self; according to Erikson, the adolescent's task is to solidify a sense of self by testing and integrating various roles

5 True/False questions

  1. Self Conceptthe transition period from childhood to adulthood, extending from puberty to independence

          

  2. Developmental Psychologya branch of psychology that studies physical, cognitive, and social change throughout the life span

          

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

          

  4. Adolescencethe transition period from childhood to adulthood, extending from puberty to independence

          

  5. 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

          

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