Human Development - Exam 1

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Human Development - Exam 1

Chapters 1-4


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _________ occurs when a young animal attaches itself to the first moving object it sees.
    • A. 

      Plasticity

    • B. 

      Imprinting

    • C. 

      Elasticity

    • D. 

      Critical period

  • 2. 
    _________ is the time during development when a person is open to certain kinds of experiences.
    • A. 

      Time lapse

    • B. 

      Critical period

    • C. 

      Juvenile period

    • D. 

      Sensitive period

  • 3. 
    What is universality theory?
    • A. 

      Continuous learning

    • B. 

      Cannot control destiny

    • C. 

      Can be applied to everyone

    • D. 

      Can only be applied to certain people

  • 4. 
    A specific time when a given event or its absence has a specific impact on development is the _________.
    • A. 

      Critical period

    • B. 

      Sensitive period

    • C. 

      Delicate period

    • D. 

      Imprinting

  • 5. 
    What is the active theory?
    • A. 

      Cannot control destiny

    • B. 

      Can control destiny

    • C. 

      Can only be applied to certain people

    • D. 

      Can be applied to everyone

  • 6. 
    What is the "recipe" for a serial killer?
    • A. 

      Chemical imbalance, child abuse, & brain malfunction

    • B. 

      Mental illness, chemical imbalance, & abuse

    • C. 

      Abuse, brain damage, & mental illness

    • D. 

      Brain damage, child abuse, & chemical imbalance

  • 7. 
    What is passive theory?
    • A. 

      A person cannot control their own destiny

    • B. 

      Each stage has an end to learning

    • C. 

      Can be applied to everyone

    • D. 

      Can only be applied to certain people

  • 8. 
    What is discontinuity theory?
    • A. 

      A person cannot control their own destiny

    • B. 

      Can be applied to everyone

    • C. 

      Continuous learning

    • D. 

      Each stage has an end to learning

  • 9. 
    What is continuity theory?
    • A. 

      Can only be applied to certain people

    • B. 

      Continuous learning

    • C. 

      Each stage has an end to learning

    • D. 

      A person cannot control their own destiny

  • 10. 
    What is contect specific theory?
    • A. 

      Each stage has an end to learning

    • B. 

      Can be applied to everyone

    • C. 

      Can control destiny

    • D. 

      Can only be applied to certain people

  • 11. 
    What are typical events at atypical times or unusual events that do not happen to most people?
    • A. 

      Critical period

    • B. 

      Normative influences

    • C. 

      Non-normative influences

    • D. 

      Sensitive period

  • 12. 
    What are normal, usual events that happen to most people?
    • A. 

      Normative influences

    • B. 

      Imprinting

    • C. 

      Critical period

    • D. 

      Non-normative influences

  • 13. 
    Type of research that assesses age-related differences on one occasion.
    • A. 

      Occasional research

    • B. 

      Qualitative research

    • C. 

      Cross-sectional research

    • D. 

      Sequential research

  • 14. 
    Type of research method in which longitudinal and cross-sectional are performed at the same time.
    • A. 

      Gestational research

    • B. 

      Quantitative research

    • C. 

      Sequential research

    • D. 

      Parallel research

  • 15. 
    Type of research in which a group of people are assessed for a long period of time.
    • A. 

      Longitudinal research

    • B. 

      Sequential research

    • C. 

      Cross-sectional research

    • D. 

      Gestational research

  • 16. 
    The reality principle ("reality influences") is the _________.
    • A. 

      Id

    • B. 

      Ego

    • C. 

      Super ego

  • 17. 
    The pleasure principle ("do what you want") is the _________.
    • A. 

      Ego

    • B. 

      Super ego

    • C. 

      Id

  • 18. 
    _________ is the nurture aspect that contributes to a serial killer.
    • A. 

      Child abuse, brain injury, poverty, violent pornography, cruelty to animals, bulling, and fire-setting

    • B. 

      Parents with severe mental illness, womb experiences, hyper-sexuality, and brain dysfunctions

    • C. 

      Neither a nor b

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 19. 
    _________ is the nature aspect that contributes to a serial killer.
    • A. 

      Child abuse, brain injury, poverty, violent pornography, cruelty to animals, bulling, and fire-setting

    • B. 

      Parents with severe mental illness, womb experiences, hyper-sexuality, and brain dysfunctions

    • C. 

      Neither a nor b

    • D. 

      Both a and b

  • 20. 
    The ego ideal conscious ("morality, ethics") is the _________.
    • A. 

      Super ego

    • B. 

      Id

    • C. 

      Ego

  • 21. 
    _________ is the ability of the body to repair itself.
    • A. 

      Plasticity

    • B. 

      Elasticity

    • C. 

      Electricity

    • D. 

      Availability

  • 22. 
    Longitudinal, cross-sectional, and sequential are types of _________.
    • A. 

      Pediatric research

    • B. 

      Animal research

    • C. 

      Psychoanalysis research

    • D. 

      Development research

  • 23. 
    Human nature is _________.
    • A. 

      Good

    • B. 

      Bad

    • C. 

      Blank slate

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 24. 
    How many stages are in Freud's Psychosexual Stages?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      5

    • D. 

      6

  • 25. 
    Freud's Model of Personality Structure consists of _________.
    • A. 

      Self esteem, super ego, & id

    • B. 

      Id, ego, & super ego

    • C. 

      Ego, enlightenment, & id

    • D. 

      None of the above

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