Developmental Psychology

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Chapter 14 Study Guide
1.) The culturally determined psychological timepiece providing a sense of whether we have reached the major benchmarks of life at the appropriate time in comparison to our peers is called (pg. 480)

Social Clock

2.) According to Erikson, the period of post-adolescence into the early 30’s that focuses on developing close relationships with others is called__________ (pg. 481) Intimacy-versus-isolation stage

3.) According to Erikson, the focus of a person’s early 30’s is __________ (pg. 481) Developing close relationships with others

4.) The theory that relationships proceed in a fixed order of three stages: stimulus, value, and role is called_______________ (pg. 482) Stimulus-valve-role (SVR) theory

5.) In Bernard Murstein’s stimulus-value-role (SVR) model, how many contacts must a couple have before reaching the third stage, known as the role stage? (pg. 483) 8 or more contacts

6.) The motivation that causes people to work for their own enjoyment, not for the rewards work may bring is called___________ (pg. 504) Intrinsic motovation

7.) Bernice is a go-getter on her sales job because she likes the finer things of life like a sports car, jewelry, and expensive vacations. Bernice is most likely motivated by ________ (pg. 504) Extrinsic motovation

8.) Women today make up ____% of the U.S. labor force. (pg. 503) 55%

9.) According to John Holland’s Personality Type Theory, people who are oriented toward the theoretical and abstract, well-suited for math and science, but are not particularly good with people are described as ___________ (pg. 502) Intellectual

10.) According to John Holland’s Personality Type Theory, people who are down-to-earth, practical problem solvers, and physically strong, but have mediocre social skills are best described as______________ (pg. 502) Realistic

11.) Researcher John Holland created the Personality Type Theory, which contains ____...
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