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PSYC MOD 11

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The process of developing a sense of identity during adolescence was highlighted by
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Erikson’s psychosocial development theory.
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Research on teen social relationships indicates that most adolescents
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like their parents
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Who analyzed people’s answers to moral dilemmas for evidence of different stages of moral reasoning?
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Lawrence Kohlberg
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Adolescence extends from
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the beginnings of sexual maturity to independent adulthood.
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Children’s English accents are more likely to be influenced by their
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peers than by their parents
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Adolescents and their parents are most likely to have disagreements regarding
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homework.
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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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Whose stage theory of moral development was based on how people reasoned about ethical dilemmas?
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Kohlberg
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The speed of neurotransmission in the frontal lobe increases during adolescence due to the growth of
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myelin
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Which of the following phases of development extends from the beginnings of sexual maturity to independent adulthood?
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adolescence
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The sexual abuse of a very young child is so emotionally repulsive to most people that they immediately recognize it as shamefully immoral. This best illustrates that moral judgments may reflect
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affectively laden intuitions.
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According to Erikson, trust is to infancy as identity is to
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adolescence
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Allowing 26-year-olds to remain on their parents’ health insurance illustrates an increasing recognition of a phase of life called
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emerging adulthood
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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 developmental stage of adolescence is likely to be briefest in cultures where teens are
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financially self-supporting
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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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Vincent’s ability to reason hypothetically in his geometry class indicates that he is in the ________ stage of development.
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formal operational
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\”Facebook fatigue\” is most likely to be experienced by adolescents who become overly absorbed by
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social networking
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An awareness that children’s temperaments influence parents’ child-rearing practices should inhibit our tendency to
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blame parents for our own dysfunctional characteristics.
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Erikson suggested that the adolescent search for identity is followed by a developing capacity for
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intimacy
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Boys who are stronger and more athletic during their early teen years tend to be ________ independent and ________ at risk for alcohol use and delinquency.
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more; more
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According to Erikson, infancy is to trust as adolescence is to
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identity
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Much of our psychological reasoning occurs on the \”low road\” of automatic unconscious thinking. This best illustrated by our
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moral intuitions.