Tutorial Quiz On Basic Child Psychology!

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Tutorial Quiz On Basic Child Psychology!

Child psychology is an intriguing topic because it gives us a number of insights into the human brain – first of all, it allows us to see what the average child thinks about and where their priorities lie, among other such emotions. The second part, however, is that analyzing a child’s psychology lets us see how our brains develop as we grow older and go through childhood, adolescence, and into adulthood. What do you know about child psychology?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The infant will begin to behave differently with the mother, forming a closer attachment from the second or third month.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Which of the following are attachment behaviours? (Select 3)
    • A. 

      Following

    • B. 

      Eating

    • C. 

      Sleeping

    • D. 

      Crying

    • E. 

      Clinging

    • F. 

      Talking

  • 3. 
    Schaffer and Callender demonstrated that infants did not protest at being separated from their mothers until approximately what age?
    • A. 

      3 months

    • B. 

      5 months

    • C. 

      7 months

  • 4. 
    Attachment behaviour exists mainly in the Western world.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are problems involved in cross-cultural studies? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      People are quick to anger because of the language barrier.

    • B. 

      They're expensive to conduct.

    • C. 

      Different cultures are too dissimilar to achieve meaningful results.

    • D. 

      It is difficult to ensure that the same variable is being studied in each of the cultures.

    • E. 

      People's prejudice interferes with the studies.

  • 6. 
    Why do psychologists study animals in order to gain insight to human development?
    • A. 

      It is possible to control the animal's enviromment to isolate a variable for study.

    • B. 

      Animals are less expensive to work with.

    • C. 

      Animals have simpler behaviour that is easier to model.

  • 7. 
    Which of the following are theorists mentioned in this unit? (Select 8)
    • A. 

      Chiltern

    • B. 

      Vassili

    • C. 

      Lorenz

    • D. 

      Bowlby

    • E. 

      Milton

    • F. 

      Schaffer

    • G. 

      Walters

    • H. 

      Callender

    • I. 

      Piaget

    • J. 

      Wilson

    • K. 

      Hillburton

    • L. 

      Ainsworth

    • M. 

      Emerson

    • N. 

      Harlow