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Human Growth and Development
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which of the following statements is considered a major implication of evolutionary theory related to the study of human development?
Factors that influence reproductive success of a group have implications for the survival of the species.
which of the following statements best illustrates the link between evolutionary theory and psychosocial theory?
individuals face a continuous struggle to adapt traits and abilities to environmental demands
psychosocial evolution refers to
ways in which knowledge can alter or transform behavior and override genetically guided patterns
according to psychosexual theory, what are the two instinctual drives that contribute to personality development?
sexuality and aggression
Which of the following is considered the focus of Freud's psychosexual theory?
the influence of sexual and aggression drives to motivate behavior.
Freud hypothesized that many explanations for seemingly natural behavior could be found by analyzing the conflicting sexual and aggressive needs, fears, and wishes that are housed in the
which of the following statements is considered an assumption of freud's psychosexual theory?
all behavior is motivated
in psychosexual theory, which of the following terms refers to reality-oriented functions such as perception, learning, memory, and judgment?
according to psychosexual theory, which structure houses the persons moral and ethical principles?
In psychosexual theory,how is the ego related to the id and the superego?
the ego tries to satisfy the id without offending the superego
Which of the following terms refers to methods used to protect the person from anxiety?
__ is common defense mechanism used by children and adults in which they claim that a bad experience never happened?
according to psychosexual theory, the most significant personality development take place during which of the following life stages?
first, five or six years of live
according to psychosexual theory, what are the stages of development?
oral, anal, phallic, latency, genital
which of the following statements reflects an important contribution made by psychosexual theory to the study of human development?
the role of childhood experiences can be used to explain adults behavior
which of the following is considered a similarity between psychosexual theory and psychosocial theory?
description of the functions of the ego system
which of the following statement is considered a difference between psychosocial and psychosexual theory?
psychosocial theory suggests directions for development beyond adolescence into adulthood and old age.
which of the following psychosexual terms is most closely related to the processes of cognition?
what is piaget trying to explain in his cognitive develoment theory?
the process for how the capacity for logical thought develops
according to piaget, organisms strive to achieve a balance of organized structures that provides effective ways of interacting with the enivornment. this is known as
what is the difference between a scheme and an operation in cognitive developmental theory?
an operation is a mental manipulation of related schemes
in piaget's theory, which of the following are considered the two complementary processes that account for adaptation?
assimilation and accommodation
accommodation is referred to as the
tendency to modify schemes to account for new attributes revealed through experience.
the first stage in piagets cognitive developmenal theory is?
the preocperational thought stage is when?
children learn a language
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