TAKE HOME EXAM
______1. ______is the lifelong process of social interaction through which individuals acquire a self identity
a. Human development
c. Behavior medication
_____2. All of the following statements regarding socialization are TRUE, except:
a. Socialization is essential for the individual’s survival and for human development.
b. Socialization is essential for the survival and stability of society.
c. Socialization enables a society to “reproduce” itself by passing on cultural content from one generation to the next.
d. Socialization is a learning process that takes place primarily during childhood.
_____3. In the debate over ‘nature” and “nurture,” or heredity and environment, sociologists:
a. Focus on how genetic makeup is a major factor in shaping human behavior.
b. Suggest that genetic inheritance underlies many forms of social behavior, including war and peace.
c. Disagree with the notion that biological principles can be used to explain all human behavior.
d. Do not acknowledge that some aspects of people’s physical makeup largely are determined by heredity.
_____4. Harry and Margaret Harlow’s experiment with rhesus monkeys demonstrated that:
a. Food was more important to the monkeys than warmth, affection, and physical comfort.
b. Monkeys cannot distinguish between a nonliving “mother substitute’ and their own mother
c. Socialization is not important to rhesus monkeys; their behavior is purely instinctive.
d. Without socialization, young monkey to do not learn normal social or emotional behavior.
_____5. The case of Anna illustrates the effects of _____abuse.
d. All of the above
______6. Extensive therapy used as an attempt to socialize Genie:
a. Met with limited success.
b. Met with greater success than sociologists first predicted.
c. Ensured that she could eventually become self-sufficient.
d. Illustrates the effects of