Adolecent Psychology

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  • Topic: Developmental psychology, Jean Piaget, Puberty
  • Pages : 13 (1967 words )
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  • Published : December 13, 2012
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Question 1
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| Which of the following is a similarity between Piaget’s and Vygotsky’s theories of cognitive development? Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| d. Knowledge is constructed through social interaction.| Correct Answer:| a. Teachers are seen as facilitators and guides.|

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Question 2
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| The bundle of axon fibers that connect the two hemispheres of the brain is called the Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| a. corpus callosum.|
Correct Answer:| a. corpus callosum.|
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Question 3
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| The settings in which development occurs are known as Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| d. context|
Correct Answer:| d. context|
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Question 4
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| Research on sleep patterns in adolescence have found all of the following to be true EXCEPT Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| a. older adolescents get less sleep than younger adolescents.| Correct Answer:| b. optimal sleep in adolescents is approximately seven hours per night.|

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Question 5
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| Chemical substances that are secreted by the endocrine glands and carried by the bloodstream are known as Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| a. hormones.|
Correct Answer:| a. hormones.|
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Question 6
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| The term for the status in which adolescents have made a commitment but have not experienced an identity crisis is Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| b. identity diffusion.|
Correct Answer:| a. identity foreclosure.|
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Question 7
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| “Adolescent’s self-understanding can vary across relationships and social roles.” Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | True|
Correct Answer: | True|
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Question 8
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| Marty, age 16, spends most of his leisure time text messaging his friends and watching YouTube. According to Mark Bauerline, Marty’s behavior is Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| b. typical of someone of his age. | Correct Answer:| b. typical of someone of his age. |

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Question 9
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| A feeling that occurs when a person is in a state or an interaction that is important to well-being is called Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| a. emotion.|
Correct Answer:| a. emotion.|
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Question 10
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| Which of the following is NOT a step in the scientific method? Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| d. publish study results|
Correct Answer:| d. publish study results|
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Question 11
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| A parent’s ability to pick out his son’s voice on a crowded playground is an example of Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| b. sustained attention.|
Correct Answer:| a. selective attention.|
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Question 12
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| Twin studies have found that _____ twins are more alike than ____ twins. Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| b. dizygotic; monozygotic|
Correct Answer:| a. monozygotic; dizygotic|
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Question 13
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| Which of the following factors can activate or suppress various aspects of the hormonal system? Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| d. all of these|
Correct Answer:| d. all of these|
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Question 14
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| The global evaluative dimension of self is known as Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| d. self-concept.|
Correct Answer:| b. self-esteem.|
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Question 15
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| Which of the following events may be seen as a turning-point opportunity for changing the life course during emerging adulthood? Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| d. all of these|
Correct Answer:| d. all of these|
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Question 16
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| The main androgen that plays an important role in male pubertal development is Answer | | | | | Selected Answer:| c. testosterone.|
Correct Answer:| c. testosterone.|
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Question 17
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| The individual’s cognitive...
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