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chapter 10 psych
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Which of the following best describes the beliefs of John Watson and other behavioral psychologists?
Nurture is the most important influence on a child's development.
Which of the following is an example of continuous development?
Growing in height
Which reflex is also known as the startle reflex?
Which of the following conclusions do research studies using the visual cliff support?
Infants develop depth perception by nine months
Which of the following do researchers believe in the most important contributor to building attachment between an infant and his or her mother?
Which is an advantage of developing a secure attachment between infant and caregiver?
Secure infants are more likely to mature into happier, friendlier children
Which of the following parenting styles is the opposite of a cold and
permissive parenting style?
warm and strict
Which of the following phrases best defines the word authoritarian?
Favoring unquestioning obedience
At what age does a child's self-esteem seem to reach a low point?
12 or 13
What did Jean Piaget theorize about the development of children's
Children's thinking develops in a sequence of stages
Which of the following is the point in development during which a
person is best suited to learn a particular skill or behavior pattern?
Which of the following individuals was an influential stage theorist?
.During which state is it normal for a person to triple his or her weight
in a single year?
What is the development of purposeful movement called?
Use the handout chart Age (in months) to answer the following:
According to the chart, which of the following motor-development stages comes first?
Turns from stomach to back
Infants that cry or behave in ways that indicate stress when their
mothers leave have likely developed?
Which of the following terms refers to the process by which some
animals from immediate attachments during a critical period?
What is the name of a development disorder that prevents children
from forming proper attachments with others?
The difference in ages when Ugandan babies walk and when
American babies walk is an example of?
Which of the following best describes conditional positive regard?
Parents show their love only when their children behave in certain ways
Which form of development is concerned with how people's thought processes change and evolve over time?
Which of the following best illustrates egocentrism?
A child sits in front of a television and blocks the view of other people
Describe at least three reflexes with which infants are born?
1. Rooting: turning towards the breast/nipple when cheek is touched 2. Swallowing: essential for infant's survival 3. Moro reflex: infants pull up legs and arch backs when startled 4. Babinski reflex: raise their big toes when soles of feet are touched
Describe contact comfort?
When I have a bad day and am crying my mom gives me a hug
Explain what psychologists mean when they refer to a critical period?
stage when we teach a new skill/language
Recommended textbook explanations
Myers' Psychology for AP
David G Myers
Psychology: Principles in Practice
Spencer A. Rathus
Arlene Lacombe, Kathryn Dumper, Rose Spielman, William Jenkins
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