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Experiencing the Lifespan

Psychology

Quiz 3 :

Infancy: Physical and Cognitive Development

Quiz 3 :

Infancy: Physical and Cognitive Development

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One-week-old Gabrielle turns toward her mother every time she touches the baby's cheek.Gabrielle is demonstrating the _____ reflex.
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Frantic,continual newborn crying,also known as "colic," typically:
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The human brain:
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Many women stop breast-feeding before their babies are six months of age because they:
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Noam Chomsky believed that language is biologically programmed for humans.Chomsky's term for the hypothetical brain structure that allows humans to learn language is the _____ device.
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A baby's brain is especially plastic because of excessive:
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Preferential looking studies show that newborns demonstrate all of the following visual preferences EXCEPT that they prefer to look at:
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The sensory capabilities of young infants are measured using the _____ paradigm.
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The amount of synaptogenesis that occurs at 7 months of age appears to have a relationship to receptive language skills.All of the following are accurate regarding this relationship EXCEPT that:
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The research strategy that is used to demonstrate infant depth perception is called:
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Baby Henry's mother has given him a cup of juice with a straw from which to drink.Henry becomes frustrated when the juice does not come through the straw,so he removes it in order to suck the juice directly from the cup.In Jean Piaget's framework,Henry is demonstrating:
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According to research,newborns spend the MOST time looking at:
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Baby Marcey recently surprised her mother by saying,"me milk" when asking for milk.Marcey's mother,knowing appropriate language milestones for an 18-month-old,recognizes that her daughter has just exhibited:
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Children who are excessively short because of a chronic lack of adequate nutrition suffer from a condition called:
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Mothers and fathers use infant-directed speech with their babies because:
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According to the text,toddlers MOST likely avoid unfamiliar foods because:
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Humans spend the most time in REM sleep when they are _____ year(s)of age.
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By adulthood,human bodies have grown to about _____ times their newborn size.
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Co-sleeping:
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Baby Clara's favorite stuffed animal is placed under a blanket,and she looks under the cover to find it.Clara is demonstrating:
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