Child Psychology - Qp6

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  • 1. 
    Which of the following are problems with studying new-born infants? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      Newborns are too noisy for researchers to concentrate.

    • B. 

      Newborn babies are hard to acquire in large enough quantities.

    • C. 

      It's impossible to ensure that test is unaffected by discomfort.

    • D. 

      New-born infants sleep most of the day.

  • 2. 
    Robert Fantz attempted to discover whether young infants could perceive shape, pattern, size or solidity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The technique that Fantz used test the perceptual abilities of new-born infants was known as the:
    • A. 

      Perceptual ocular technique

    • B. 

      Preferential looking technique

    • C. 

      Preventative leading technique

  • 4. 
    In Gibson and Walk's 'Visual Cliff' technique, how many of the 36 infants aged from 6 to 14 months 'crawled off' the cliff?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      18

    • C. 

      24

  • 5. 
    Animals have not been shown to possess innate depth perception.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Monocular cues incude which of the following? (Select 3)
    • A. 

      Relative size

    • B. 

      Disparity

    • C. 

      Motion parallax

    • D. 

      Superposition

    • E. 

      Angle of convergence

  • 7. 
    In Riesen's studies of chimpanzees, which of the following results occurred? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      They flew into violent rages.

    • B. 

      Sudden changes of illumination startled the animals.

    • C. 

      They did not blink at a threatening motion towards the face.

    • D. 

      They needed to be fed more often.

  • 8. 
    Riesen's experiements showed that if normal vision is to develop, it is important to have visual experience early on
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False