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Lifespan Development Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 3 :

Physical Development and Biological Aging

Quiz 3 :

Physical Development and Biological Aging

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What is the brain-neuroendocrine process that stimulates the rapid physical changes of early adolescence known as?
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C

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Physical growth in middle and late childhood occur
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D

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Which of the following changes are most pronounced in middle and late childhood?
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A

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Sammi was born 3 days ago and has lost 3 percent of her body weight. Should her parents be concerned?
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During the second year of life, a child's growth rate
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Which of the following statements about growth spurts during puberty is TRUE?
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Girls' first menstruation is called
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Menarche occurs during what part of puberty?
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Which of the following indicates that growth progresses from the top of the body to the bottom?
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In prenatal development, the head and its features grow in size and differentiation before the neck, shoulders, trunk, and limbs. What is this pattern of development called?
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Marcia's baby boy weighed 8 pounds at birth. If he grows at an average rate for an American baby, what should he weigh by 4 months of age?
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Baby Kassie can slap the tray of the highchair but cannot pick up small pieces of cereal with her fingers yet. This is an example of
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Which growth pattern sequence indicates that growth progresses from the center of the body toward the extremities?
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During early adolescence, girls are generally _____ than boys.
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According to the proximodistal growth pattern, which of the following is likely to show growth earlier?
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During the early childhood years, girls are generally _____ than boys.
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Leon is unusually shorter than his peers. It could be because
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According to the cephalocaudal growth pattern, which of the following is likely to show fast growth first?
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Beginning in early childhood, girls have more _____ tissue than boys, and boys have more _____ tissue than girls.
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Average North American babies double their birth weight by what age?
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