HDEV Study Set 2

Psychology

Quiz 11 :

Adolescence: Physical and Cognitive Development

Quiz 11 :

Adolescence: Physical and Cognitive Development

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Gonads include the ovaries and testes.
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Of the teens reporting having used or abused prescription drugs, 20% did so before age 14.
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Most males stop gaining in height at approximately age 20.
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Genetic differences alone have been shown to account for gender differences in mathematical and language abilities.
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In Kohlberg's stages of moral reasoning, morality is judged based on whether or not one follows the rules.
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Girls are usually fertile immediately after their first menstrual period.
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Many teen deaths are a result of high-risk behaviours.
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While girls add more height during puberty on average than boys, boys add more fat on average than girls.
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By age 14, most adolescents demonstrate postconventional moral reasoning.
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Forty percent of adolescent deaths are due to accidents.
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Moral reasoning and moral behaviour are unrelated.
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The most consistent gender difference in adolescence is that boys outperform girls in math.
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The concept of the imaginary audience is actively demonstrated by youth during adolescents.
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In Canada, the rate of high-school dropouts has increased significantly since the 1990s.
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Early maturing girls are less anxious and more confident than their peers.
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"Everyone is watching what I do" is an example of a personal fable.
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Postconventional morality requires formal operational thinking.
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Research has shown that adolescent employment has only detrimental effects on those who work.
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Most middle-schoolers show an increase in self-esteem and academic achievement when switching from elementary school.
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Boys reach puberty, on average, earlier than girls.
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