Advanced Psychology Knowledge Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The development of language and communication is one of the most fundamental aspects of the psychology of child development.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Language is a term which is very easy to define.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    ______ has carefully studied the behaviour of newborn babies with the aid of modern recording techniques.
    • A. 

      Trevarthen

    • B. 

      Piaget

    • C. 

      Broadbent

    • D. 

      Smith

  • 4. 
    The development of communication in infants takes place only verbally.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    To begin with the child’s growth of vocabulary is extremely slow only about ______ by the age of 18 months.
    • A. 

      15 words

    • B. 

      20 words

    • C. 

      25 words

    • D. 

      30 words

  • 6. 
    The Naturalistic Observation is a method of describing and analysing the behaviour of children in their natural setting.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Telegraphic speech does in fact communicate very well because it retains the low-information words and drops the high-information words.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    The differential stress theory relates to the stress which is placed on different words and different parts of words.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Unlawful utterances seem to be overgeneralisations of the regular forms of the past and the plural.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Explanations of language acquisition have been proposed which are based on operant conditioning principles as described by Bowlby.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    There is an anatomical and physiological evidence that there are language areas in the cortex of the brain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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