How Children Develop Study Set 4

Psychology

Quiz 5 :

Perception, Action, and Learning in Infancy

Quiz 5 :

Perception, Action, and Learning in Infancy

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The use of preferential looking to measure infants' visual acuity draws from research demonstrating that infants consistently prefer to look at _____ over _____.
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Most research examining the development of motor milestones has been conducted with Western children, making results
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C

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Light-sensitive neurons that are highly concentrated in the fovea are referred to as
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An infant's sibling always jumps off his bed with a loud bang after he wakes up from his nap. He then comes downstairs and greets the infant with a tickle, making the infant laugh and cough reflexively. Eventually, the infant begins to laugh and cough reflexively when he hears the bang, even before he sees his brother. In this scenario, the laugh and cough in response to the bang are a(n)
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Perceptual learning is necessary for
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Which statement about the association between speed of habituation in infancy and general cognitive ability is TRUE?
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The preferential-looking method enables researchers to assess
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Cousins Bailey, Sofia, and Zola are playing at an indoor baby gym. Bailey has recently begun to crawl, Sofia has been crawling for a while, and Zola has recently begun to walk. The three cousins' attention is suddenly grabbed by the pleasing sounds of a familiar toy that has rolled down a too-steep incline. Which cousin(s) is/are likely to attempt to go down the incline?
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Of sensation and perception, _____ involve(s) the processing of basic information by the receptors in the eyes, ears, and skin as well as the brain.
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Regarding infants' perception of pictures, infants do NOT
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The study by Langlois and colleagues discussed in the text in which infants interacted with a woman wearing either an attractive face mask or an unattractive face mask demonstrated that infants
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By approximately what age can infants smoothly track slow-moving objects?
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Learning the relations between one's own behaviour and its consequences is
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A recent study by Cole and colleagues found that infants' walking patterns are affected by
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The types of patterns that infants appear to prefer are those
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An infant plays with a toy block in the dark, so he cannot see it. Later, he is shown a ball as well as the block. He realizes that it was the block, not the ball, that he played with in the dark through
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Research examining young infants' reaching for small and large objects in a darkened room demonstrated that young infants
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The other-race effect refers to
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Current theorists emphasize that early motor development does NOT result from
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Newborns' bias toward _____ is an underlying factor in their attraction to human faces.
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