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PSYC 2000 Lesson 4

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cross-sectional
study in which different age groups are tested at the same time
women; women
when looking for someone to whom they can confide their personal worries, women usually turn to ____ and men turn to ___
menopause
the cessation of menstuation
intimacy
erikson suggested that the adolescent search for identity is followed by a developing capicity for
women; men
___ are more likely than ___ to recognize nonverbal expressions of emotion
formal operational
the ability to think logically about hypothetical situations is indicative of the ___ stage of development
disagreed; agreed
in response to the statement, after menopause "women generally feel better than they have for years, " most premenopausal women under 45 ___ and most older women who had experienced menopause ___
integrity
acoording to erikson, an older adult who feels his or her life has been satisfying, meaningful, and worthwhile has achieved a sense of
condoms
the proper use of this reduces the risk of HIV infections, but fails to prevent the transmission of certain other STDs
denial; acceptance
accodring to jubler-ross, the terminall ill pass thru a series of stages that begins with ____ and ends with ____
discrete age-linked stages
theories of human development have been most susceptible to criticism for overemphasizing
estrogen supplements
evidence suggests that alzheimer's disease may be reduced by
happy
when children grow up and leave home, mothers most frequently report feeling
declining; increasing
cross-sectional research indicated that during early and middle adulthood, agins is associated with ___ levels of verbal intelligence. Longitudinal research indicated that during the same period of life, aging is aassociated with ___ levels of verbal intelligence.
adolescent
according to erikson, achieving a sense of identity is the special task of the
popular and self-assured
compared to "late bloomers," boys who mature sexually at an early age tend to be more
alzheimer's disease
during the last few years, 75 yr old Mrs. Yamaguchi has gradually become so mentally disoriented that she can't find her way around her own house and often fails to recognize her husband. She is most likely suffering from effects of
crystallized intelligence
refers to a person's accumulated knowledge and verbal skills
social influence
the corrupt behavior of many ordinary people who served as Nazi concentration camp guards best illustrates that immorality often results from
adolescents
erikson would have suggested that ___ can most effectively develop a sense of identity by investigating the personal suitability of various occupational roles
marital satisfaction
the best predictor of a couple's ____ is the ration of their positive to negative interactions with each other
recall; recognition
when adults of varying ages were tested for their memory of a list of 24 words, the older adults demonstrated a decline in ___ but not in ____
primary sex characteristics
the body structures that enable reproduction
preconventional
according to kohlberg, morality based on the avoidance of punishment and the attain ment of concrete rewards represents a ____ morality
human reproductive functioning
many sexually active American adolescents fail to avoid pregnancy because they are ignorant concerning basic
crystallized intelligence
older people's capacity to learn and remember meaningless material shows greater decline than their capacity to learn and remember meaningful material. this best illustrates the value of
adolescence
extends from the beginnings of sexual maturity to independent adulthood
menarche
first menstrual period
secondary
nonreproductive sex characteristic
social clock
is the community's preferred timing for events such as marriage and parenting
longitudinal
study where the same people are studied and tested over a long period
fluid
intelligence that decreases during late adulthood
crystallized
intelligence that is accumulated over time and increases with age
puberty
period of sexual maturation
alzheimer 's disease
progressive dementia
menopause
cessation of menstruation
adolescence
transition period from childhood to adulthood
identity
one's sense of self
ages
cross-sectional study is a study in which people of different ___ are compared
intimacy
close loving relationships