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Chapter 9 Quiz
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The idea that the correct solution (or solutions) to a problem may vary, depending on the circumstances, is called ___ thought.
During the embryonic period
Cells divide and differentiate into bone, muscle, and organs
The time in a woman's life when menstruation ends is called
Regarding the development of gender identity, which of the following statements is TRUE?
Most scientists believe that gender identity involves a complex interaction between nature and nurture.
What is object permanence?
the ability to form mental representations of objects that are no longer present
Luis is eight years old. He is becoming quite good at arguing with his parents over what his bedtime should be, whether he has eaten enough of his supper to have dessert, etc. He loves toys and projects that involve hands-on learning. According to Piaget, Luis is in the ____ of cognitive development.
concrete operational stage
Rita's husband of 38 years, Ron, just died of a brain hemorrhage. She is now experiencing an intense emotional reaction to the loss called
In their research with baby rhesus monkeys, the Harlow's demonstrates that __ was a strong determinant of attachment.
The complete cessation of a woman's menstrual cycles is called
Which stage in Piaget's theory of cognitive development best describes the infant s/child's interaction with the world through action and purposeful manipulation of objects?
Which activity might allow Gwyneth to help her six month old granddaughter develop object permanence?
playing peek-a-boo with her
After returning from summer vacation, Phil notices that his teenage neighbor, Alexander, has begun to shave and his voice had deepened. Phil concludes that these changes are most likely due to__
Puberty refers to
The biological changes that happen during adolescence
Developmental psychologists describe prenatal development as occurring in __
Three stages: germinal, embryonic, and fetal.
Hoda is a 10 year old girl who tends to see the world in "either or" terms. For her, every question or problem has a single right answer. Psychologist referred to this as __ thinking
Tina is introducing her topic by saying "today I will be talking about the fundamental emotional bond that develops between the infant and the caregiver." What is the topic of her presentation?
Three-year-old Jenny know she's a girl. Jenny is feeling and label it as a female exemplifies
A __ attachment style is characterized by the infant pay little attention to the mother and easily separating from her, whereas an __ attachment style is characterized by the infant clinging to the mother and being reluctant to explore.
Gender is to __ as sex is to __
At birth, a child's brain has __ of neurons.
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