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5 Matching questions

  1. Menarche
  2. Rooting Reflex
  3. Basic Trust
  4. Sensorimotor Stage
  5. Accommodation
  1. a a baby's tendency, when touched on the cheek, to turn toward the touch, open the mouth, and search for the nipple
  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 adapting one's current understandings (schemas) to incorporate new information
  5. e the first menstrual period

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a disorder that appears in childhood and is marked by deficient communication, social interaction, and understanding of others' states of mind
  2. one's accumulated knowledge and verbal skills; tends to increase with age
  3. non reproductive sexual characteristics, such as female breasts and hips, male voice quality, and body hair
  4. one's ability to reason speedily and abstractly; tends to decrease during late adulthood
  5. a progressive and irreversible brain disorder characterized by gradual deterioration of memory, reasoning, language, and, finally, physical functioning

5 True/False questions

  1. Assimilationdecreasing responsiveness with repeated stimulation


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


  3. Identityone's sense of self; according to Erikson, the adolescent's task is to solidify a sense of self by testing and integrating various roles


  4. Intimacyin Erikson's theory, the ability to form close, loving relationships; a primary developmental task in late adolescence and early adulthood


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