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Adult Development and Aging Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 1 :

Studying Adult Development and Aging

Quiz 1 :

Studying Adult Development and Aging

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Normative age-graded influences are events that
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Which of the following statements is true regarding the population in the United States?
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A key premise of the life-span perspective is that
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Plasticity refers to
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Understanding that development is shaped by biological, psychological, sociocultural, and life-cycle forces defines which feature of the life-span perspective?
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Which of the following is an example of a normative age-graded influence on development?
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Menopause is an example of which force of development?
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The "sexual revolution" in the 1960s is an example of a
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Relative to the population of older European Americans, the number of older ethnic Americans is
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Normative history-graded influences are events that
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Which of the following is a nonnormative influence on behavior?
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The cohort of individuals born between the years 1946 and 1964 are, on average,
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Gerontology is
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Multidirectionality refers to
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Population trends in the United States, specifically the continuing rise in the number of elderly people, are
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The age at which one gets married or retires from a career are
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Dismissing an older person's account of their physical aches and pains by saying "What do you expect for someone your age?" is a form of
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Characteristics that make us individuals, such as one's personality, are the result of
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The death of a spouse at age 25 is an example of a
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A manager of a department store tries to avoid hiring people over the age of 65 because he believes they cannot handle the stress and that they take longer to learn the job than people who are younger.The belief of the manager is known as
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