Developmental Psychology Midterm Quiz Part 1

30 Questions  I  By Quiomara on October 24, 2009
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY QUIZ. QUESTIONS ARE DERIVED FROM BOOK "HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 11TH EDITION" BY DIANE E. PAPALIA, SALLY WENDKOS OLDS AND RUTH DUSKIN FELDMAN. This quiz covers chapters 1 and 2.

  
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1.  Which one of these is not a major domain of human development?
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2.  The goals of human development do not include:
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3.  Growth of the body and brain, sensory capacities, motor skills and health are parts of ______________    _________________.
4.  A concept or practice that may appear natural and obvious to those who accept it, but in reality is an invention of a particular culture or society is defined as:
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5.  ______________: Inborn traits or characteristics inherited from the biological parents
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6.  The harm done by poverty may be indirect, through its impact on parent's emotional state and parenting practices and on the home enviornment. This is an example of ___________________
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7.  An example of a normative influence would be a death of a parent when the child is a teenager.
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8.  ________________  _________________ are unusual events that havea  major impact on individual lives because they disturb the expected sequence of the life cycle.
9.  What is a cohort?
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10.  What is a specific time when a given event or its absence has a specific impact on development?
11.  Times in development when a person is particularly open to certain kinds of experiences
12.  In Balte's life span developmental approach, some periods of life are more important than others
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13.  Which ones are a part of Baltes's developmental approach
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14.  The reactive model, or ______________  __________________ basically says that you have no control over your responses to stimuli. Human development is predictable.
15.  The active model, or _______ _______, states that human development is internally initiated.
16.  Which is not one of the 5 learning perspectives?
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17.  When looking at the psychoanalytic learning perspective, two important theorists are
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18.  Bronfenbrenner's bioecological theory states that human development occurs through interaction between a developing person and five surrounding, interlocking contextual systems of influences, from microsystem to chronosystem.
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19.  According to Freud, a person who had too strict potty training may be fixated at the ______ stage.
20.  Babies whose needs are not met during the ______ stage may grow up to become nail biters or smokers.
21.  Which perspective maintains that development results from a long-lasting change in behavior based on experiences or adaptations to the environment?
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22.  Which perspective views human development as being shaped by unconscious forces?
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23.  Learning based on association of behavior with its consequences is operant conditioning
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24.  Learning based on association of a stimulus that does not ordinarily elicit a particular response with another stimulus that does elicit the response is operant conidtioning
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25.  The _______  ________ focuses on thought processes and the behavior that reflects those processes
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26.  Piaget's term for organized patterns of thought and behavior used in particular situations
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27.  Scaffolding is
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28.  View of human development that sees the individual as inseparable from the social context.
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29.  What are the five levels of environmental influence, from intimate to broad?
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30.  The two most common research strategies used to study development are _________ and ______ studies (separate your answer w/ commas and don't use the word "and")
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