Test Answers on child psychology

Abnormal Psychology: Childhood disorders

question DSM 5- Changes to Childhood Disorders answer – Integrative disorders, (no more distinct disorders) – Disruptive Disorder – Impulse Control – Conduct Disorder – Neurodevelopment Disorders Autism Spectrum question Challenges in studying childhood disorders answer – Children are developing and changing rapidly – children may not communicate directly – often rely on parent report […]

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Child Psychology- Chapter 13 Review

question Research has found that compared to younger children, older children tend to _______ when engaging in moral reasoning. answer use more complex rationalizations question Research shows that a child is most likely to be a victim of bullying if the child is: answer withdrawn-rejected. question Stella’s parents observed that she has begun to participate […]

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Child Psychology: Chapter 8/Intelligence and Academic Achievement

question Binet Simon intelligence test answer – French minister wanted to pick out kids that weren’t learning well in new public schools – Asked Binet to make an objective test – Interpret proverbs, solve puzzles, define words, sequence cartoon panels so that jokes make sense – Successful at identifying children who had difficulty learning in […]

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Child Psychology Test Bank #2

question Preoperational intelligence differs from sensorimotor intelligence in that preoperational intelligence: answer goes beyond senses and motor skills. question Piaget called cognitive development between the ages of 2 and 6 _______ intelligence. answer preoperational. question Piaget believed that between the ages of 2 and 6, it is difficult for children to think: answer logically. question […]

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Child Developmental Psychology

question THEORIES OF COGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT: Why developmental theories? answer 1. They provide a framework for understanding important phenomena (when objects are removed from an individual = out of sight, out of mind) 2. Raise crucial questions about human nature 3. Motivate new research studies that lead to a better understanding of children question Why not […]

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Psychology-Chapter 3- Infancy and Childhood

question Developmental psychology answer The study of changes that occur as an individual matures question Grasping Reflex answer An infant’s clinging response to a touch on the palm of his or her hand question Rooting Reflex answer An infant’s response in turning toward the source of touching that occurs anywhere around his or her mouth […]

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Child Psychology Chapter 5 & 6 (26-44)

question Christine is an obese 12-year old. What is one prediction about her life her health as an adult that cannot be made? answer There are no possible serious health risks that she will face in adulthood question Fourteen year old Anna has what is politely referred to as a “healthy appetite,” yet she maintains […]

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Child Psychology Analysis

question The philosopher associated with Tabula Rasa is _________. answer John Locke question If a psychologist wanted to study the way that children behave after they watched violent media, what would be the best research method to use? answer Experiment question One of the common methods for studying age-related differences in behavior is __________________. answer […]

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Child Psychology (Middle Childhood Ch. 11-13)

middle childhood The period from age 7 to 11. overweight A body weight that is 20-29 percent above the weight that is considered ideal for the person’s age and height. obesity A body weight that is 30 percent or more above the weight that is considered ideal for the person’s age and height. asthma A […]

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Child Psychology- Chapter 12 review

As José walked to school with Tony, he saw Tony’s notebook in his backpack. José rushed back into his house to retrieve his own notebook, which contained his homework. José’s sensation on seeing Tony’s notebook became a perception, which then triggered José’s: working memory A lack of understanding of metaphors in middle childhood, even if […]

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Child Development Psychology (PSYC 240) Ch. 5-7

The space between neurons in the brain most likely contributes to complex thinking in humans. true Infants usually double their birthweight by the end of their first year. false Self-righting inhibits the brain development of infants who have enriching environments. false Eli is 6 months old. He slaps the water redeatedly each time he is […]

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Child psychology Midterm

question Which of the following is not a characteristic of physical development in early childhood? -Handedness appears. -Appetite diminishes. -Abstract thinking emerges. -Fine and gross motor skills improve. answer Abstract thinking emerges question r. Dunn studies the way that children of different ages organize information in memory. His research focuses primarily on __________ development. -physical […]

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Developmental Psychology Chapter 10

Industry v. Inferiority According to Erikson, the psychological conflict of middle childhood is between these two concepts, which is resolved positively when children develop a sense of competence at useful skills and tasks. Industrialized Nations In these types of nations, the beginning of formal schooling marks the transition of middle childhood. It is also in […]

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