Mod 15 Psych II ACCP

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The development stage of adolescent is likely to be most brief in cultures where teens are
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financially self- supporting
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The body structures that enable reproduction are the
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primary sex characteristics
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The first ejaculation is to an adolescent boy as ___________ is to an adolescent girl.
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menarche
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Boys who mature at an early age tend to be more
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popular and self- assured
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As teens mature, the growth of myelin facilitates
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communication between the frontal lobes and other brain regions
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During adolescence, maturation of the ___________ lags behind maturation of the ___________
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frontal lobes; limbic system
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The ability to think logically about hypothetical situations is indicative of the _____________ stage of development
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formal operational
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According to Kohlberg, morality based on the avoidance of punishment and the attainment of concrete rewards represents ___________ morality
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preconventional
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According to Kohlberg, postconventional morality involves
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affirmation of self- defined ethical principals
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Regis thinks it’s wrong to drive over the speed limit simply because he might get punished for doing so. He is demonstrating Kohlberg’s _____________ stage of morality
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preconventional
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Critics have noted that Kohlberg’s _________ level of moral reasoning is culturally limited, appearing mostly among people who prize individualism
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post conventional
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Psychologist Jonathan Haidt has described our moral intuitions as
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quick gut feelings
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Many people who would find it more morally repulsive to kill someone by thrusting a knife into his or her body than by shooting him or her with a gun from a distance. This best explains the terms of
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Haidt’s intuitionist perspective
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According to Erikson, trust is to infancy as identity is to
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adolescence
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Sixteen- year- old Brenda questions her parents’ values but does not fully accept her friends’ standards either. Her confusion about what she really wants and values in life suggests that Brenda is still struggling with the problem of
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identity
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Which of the following best describes adolescent self- esteem?
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it falls through the early teen years and rises during the late teen years
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Research indicates that the high school girls who have the most affectionate relationships with their mothers also tend to
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have the most intimate relationships with girlfriends
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Adolescence is typically a time of
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diminishing parental influence and growing peer influence
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Erikson suggested that the adolescent search for identiy is followed by a developing capacity for
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intimacy
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Persistent exclusion from peer social relationships is most likely to increase teens risk for
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depression
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Adolescents are most likely to be influenced by their parents with respect to _________, they are most likely to be influenced by their peers with respect to ________
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career choices; clothing preferences
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Which of the following is true of adolescence in contemporary industrialized societies, as compared with previous centuries?
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It begins earlier in life and ends later in life
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A developmental stage between adolescent dependance and responsible adulthood is called
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emerging adulthood
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Following the stage if initiative children work industriously in grade school to develop a sense of _________
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competence
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To which of Kohlberg’s levels would moral reasoning based on the existence of fundamental human rights pertain?
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post conventional morality

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