Adult Development and Aging Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 3 :

Physical Changes

Quiz 3 :

Physical Changes

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Women are especially susceptible to severe bone degeneration characterized by loss of bone mass and increased bone porosity.This condition is called
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To understand the overall health of a person requires not only understanding their biological functioning but also their
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Which of the following statements is the best conclusion regarding the biological theories of aging?
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Gradual thinning and graying of the hair occurs naturally with age.Thinning is caused by , whereas graying is caused by .
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The leading cause of broken bones in women is
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Substances that prevent oxygen from combining to form free radicals are known as
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Which biological theory of aging examines the role of diet in the aging process?
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What typically occurs with regard to height and weight in old age?
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Okinawans, who eat only 60% of the normal Japanese diet, have 40 times as many people over the age of 100 than the rest of Japan.This provides evidence for which biological theory of aging?
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Chronic stress may accelerate the changes that occur in and thereby shorten one's life span.
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Cross-linking is a process in which certain proteins in human cells interact randomly and produce molecules that are linked in such a way that they make the body stiffer.Which theoretical perspective does cross-linking represent?
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Why is osteoporosis more common in women than in men?
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Which of the following terms is not associated with cellular theories of aging?
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The most noticeable changes in body build are
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Is a person's voice susceptible to the aging process?
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Most facial wrinkling experienced by adults is
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All of the following are causes of wrinkles except
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Research on muscle development has shown that
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Which of the following is a sign of aging that is not readily apparent?
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Which theory of aging suggests that there is an innate ability in cells to self-destruct?
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