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1. The Swiss scientist who emphasized that infants are active learners and that early
learning is based on sensory and motor skills was:
The first acquired adaptation that includes grabbing a bottle to suck on is in:
stage two of Piaget's sensorimotor stages.
The principle of object permanence is demonstrated by an infant's:
searching for a toy that has fallen from sight.
According to dynamic perception, 1-year-old Diane would most prefer to look at:
a mobile spinning over her head
The language acquisition device (LAD) was proposed by Chomsky to explain:
the universal inborn ability to learn language.
Freud claimed that during the anal stage:
there is pleasure in stimulating and controlling the bowels.
Infants cared for in day care centers tend to be:
as securely attached to their mothers as infants cared for at home.
Impulsiveness and perseveration are the same in that they both represent:
an underdeveloped prefrontal cortex.
The young child's inability to grasp conservation explains his or her:
belief that an 8-oz. soup bowl holds less liquid than an 8-oz. glass.
To find a good preschool, a parent should look for:
teachers responsive to children's needs; low teacher-child ratios
When do 2-year-olds typically need direct supervision?
They need supervision almost every waking moment.
When parents expect unquestioning obedience from their children, their parenting
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