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Experiencing the Lifespan

Psychology

Quiz 9 :

Cognitive and Socioemotional Development

Quiz 9 :

Cognitive and Socioemotional Development

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Pauline's parents have been encouraging her to consider colleges that are "not close to home," in order to explore her independence and become a "separate person." Pauline MOST likely lives in a more _____ culture.
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B

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You are giving a talk on false stereotypes about teens.According to the text,which of these stereotypes IS supported by the data?
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C

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If Beatrice was the first person in her family to attend high school,she MOST likely was a teenager during the late:
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A

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Josie's mother tells her that she has a choice: she can have a friend come to dinner tonight,or she can wait until the weekend and her friend can also stay overnight.Josie chooses to have her friend come to dinner tonight.According to Laurence Steinberg's research on teens' ability to delay gratification,Josie is most likely:
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Diego and his friends are in high school.You can expect all of the following EXCEPT that:
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The Burke family has been in counseling with their 14-year-old daughter,who they complain has been "driving them crazy." If you were their counselor,you might remind them that things may calm down during:
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Fourteen-year-old Deirdre argues with her parents,experiments with smoking cigarettes and drinking alcohol,and is incredibly sensitive to the opinions of her peers.According to an evolutionary psychologist,Deirdre's risk-taking tendencies and excessive emotionality:
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You have a friend who is running for district representative in the upcoming election.He is asked during a debate how the legal system should manage teen drug use and other teen criminal behavior.According to the text,you should suggest to your friend that the legal system should:
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In contrast to most U.S.teens,all of the following tend to be true of immigrant teens from collectivist cultures EXCEPT that they:
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Tara's family might expect to see all of following changes in Tara when she becomes a teen EXCEPT:
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Fifteen-year-old Evelyn believes that everyone is watching and evaluating everything that she does.In David Elkind's adolescent egocentrism framework,this hypersensitivity to the opinions of others is called:
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Joseph was a conscientious objector during World War II because he believed that all wars are immoral.Joseph is in Lawrence Kohlberg's _____ stage of moral development,because Joseph is using his own moral guidelines to guide his behavior,apart from society's rules.
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Jeremiah's parents have a great deal of difficulty with their 15-year-old son.He continually argues with them and tests their rules.According to the research,as this boy reaches late adolescence,this urge to rebel MOST likely will:
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Michelle is a teenage girl who lives in an affluent community.According to the text,Michelle's mother might be on special alert for:
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Victor is a 16-year-old boy.According to the text,which activities might best predict Victor's competence,confidence,and occupational success in future years?
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Sixteen-year-old Mark believes that everyone notices and evaluates the way he talks after he recently had braces put on his teeth.This tendency for adolescents to become obsessed with what others might think about them is called:
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Fifteen-year-old Amanda associates with the highest-status crowd in her U.S.public school.Amanda's crowd MOST likely consists of:
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A group of preteens is talking excitedly with each other about how "cool" it would be to regularly cut class and go to the park instead.This "socialization into delinquency" is called:
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According to the text,most adolescents become interested in romantic partners during _____ school.
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Terrence hangs out with his clique,while his brother,Jherome,spends time with a crowd.Terrence is in a _____ peer group,and Jherome is with a _____ peer group.
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