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Unit 3: Quiz 1

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Nutrients and oxygen are transferred from a mother to her developing fetus through the:
placenta
If research suggested that a pregnant mother's use of an artificial sweetener caused harm to the fetus, the artificial sweetener would be considered a(n):
teratogen
Three-month-old Andrew was obviously startled by the first ring of the telephone, but with each subsequent ring he seemed to become less reactive. This best illustrates the process of:
habituation
The heart begins to beat during the _____________ period of prenatal development.
embryonic
By a week after birth, infants are able to distinguish between their mothers' and strangers':
body odors
Two closed, pyramid shaped beakers containing clearly identical amounts of a liquid are suddenly judged by a child to hold different amounts after one of the beakers inverted. The child apparently lacks a:
concept of conservation
A child's realization that others may have beliefs which the child knows to be false best illustrates the development of:
a theory of mind
The process of imprinting occurs during a brief developmental phase known as:
a critical period
"I don't care whether you want to wash the dishes, you will do so because I said so!" This statement is most representative of a(n) ______________ parenting style.
authoritarian
After Nadia learned that penguins can't fly, she had to modify her existing concept of birds. This best illustrates the process of:
assimilation