Lifespan Developmental Psychology Quiz

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Revise for your exam on Developmental Psychology. Based on Peterson, C. (2004) Looking forward throught the lifespan. Sydney, NSW: Pearson Education Australia.

  
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1.  According to Piaget's theory of Cognitive Development, at what age do children develop the ability for deferred imitation?
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2.  During Piaget's Sensorimotor stage, what is the ability to flexibly altering existing schemas into new schemas called?
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3.  According to Piaget's theory of Cognitive Development, as part of a child's development of object permanence, what does perseverance error refer to?
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4.  According to Freud's theory of Psychosexual Development, during which stage is children's developmental focus on gender identity and morality?
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5.  Which of the following is NOT regarded as an important area of personality development in the first 3 months of life?
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6.  According to Piaget's theory of Cognitive Development, during which stage do children develop animistic conceptions, expressed in ways such as "Don't hurt the grass. It will be sad"?
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7.  According to Piaget's theory of Cognitive Development, during which stage do children develop the capacity for conservation?
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8.  "Play is for children what work is for adults". Which of the following is NOT an important developmental outcome of play?
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9.  What is the difference between a child's capacity to perform a task independently and the potential to perform it with assistance known as?
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10.  What is the knowledge that one's biological gender cannot be altered by superficial transformations, such as wearing a wig (achieved by around 5-7 years), known as?
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11.  Which of the following is NOT regarded as a disadvantage of the case study approach to developmental psychology research?
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12.  In naturalistic observation research, which of the following is NOT an effective way of ensuring objectivity of individuals' behaviour?
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13.  What is the fact that findings from controlled experimental studies cannot always be applied outside the laboratory into everyday life referred to as?
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14.  Self-report questionnaires...
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