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Exploring Lifespan Development Study Set 2

Psychology

Quiz 4 :

Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood

Quiz 4 :

Physical Development in Infancy and Toddlerhood

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Maggi is concerned because her 8-month-old daughter has gained 10 pounds since birth and has transformed into a round,plump baby.You can assure Maggi that her daughter's rise in "baby fat"
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The best way of estimating a child's physical maturity is to use ________ age.
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A

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Which of the following is consistent with the cephalocaudal trend of body growth?
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C

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When skeletal ages are examined,
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By 2 years of age,a typical toddler's height is ______ percent greater than at birth and birth weight has __________.
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Neurons send messages to one another by releasing chemicals called
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_______ are responsible for myelination.
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During infancy,__________.These sex differences will __________ during adolescence.
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Which of the following is consistent with the proximodistal trend of body growth?
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________ are nerve cells that store and transmit information.
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_______ are tiny gaps where fibers from different neurons come close together but do not touch.
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A surprising aspect of brain growth is that
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Coating the neural fibers with an insulating fatty sheath during the process of _________________ improves the efficiency of message transfer.
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As neurons form connections,stimulation
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The human brain has _________ neurons.
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Skeletal age is determined by
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During synaptic pruning,
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Which of the following is true about brain development?
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At birth,the brain is
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Neurons that are seldom stimulated soon lose their synapses in a process called
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