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Quiz 2 :

Theories of Human Development

Quiz 2 :

Theories of Human Development

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According to Erikson, which parental characteristic is the most important aspect for the development of trust?
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C

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In Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory, what is the microsystem?
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A

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According to information-processing theory, the human mind is like a computer.In this analogy, what is the mind's software?
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B

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What was one of Freud's most important contributions to our understanding of human behaviour?
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What is one of the criticisms raised with respect to ethological theories?
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Human beings have a long period of development, requiring nurturance and protection for many years.What would evolutionary theorists argue about this long period of relative immaturity?
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According to Piaget, which of the following best describes the process of accommodation?
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According to Freud, what does the id seek?
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Often new environments and experiences have characteristics in common with experiences people have encountered in the past.According to Piaget, in these types of situations, which adaptive process is used to respond appropriately?
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Carmen was ridiculed by her friends when she wore a sweater to school that she had made herself.Now she no longer wears that sweater.According to Skinner, what process is represented by the ridicule?
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According to Freud, when does the superego develop?
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Egon proposed a theory to explain children's learning.Over the years, several other researchers have tested Edgar's theory, with mixed results.In recent years, nearly every attempt at validation has resulted in disconfirmation of Egon's theory.At this point, what should Egon do?
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Jamal tells you that he thinks children are at the mercy of forces beyond their control and that it is the parents' fault when children get into trouble.With respect to the activity/passivity issue, what does Jamal's statement reflect?
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Tyler asked his father for a candy bar at the grocery store, and his father bought him the candy bar.If Tyler asks for more candy bars in the future, what has the candy bar acted as?
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In Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory, the employment environment of the child's parents is part of which developmental context?
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Which period of development do evolutionary psychologists believe is particularly critical for social and emotional development?
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According to Freud, which component of personality is responsible for perception, learning, and logical reasoning?
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What is the focus of organismic models of development?
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Which of the sayings below would be a suitable slogan for Albert Bandura's cognitive social learning theory?
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Disung has just told his mother that his stuffed bear is alive and that the bear hurts because he knocked it over.How is Disung including the bear in his cognitive schemes?
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