CHILD AND ADOLESCENT DEVELOPMENT (PYC2602) QUESTIONS FROM THE STUDY GUIDE Question 2 Which statement is correct with regard to critical periods? (1) Critical periods occur mainly during prenatal development in the physical domain when environmental influences have the greatest impact. (2) A critical period is the specific time when the physical and language development of children and adolescents show the greatest changes. (3) Critical periods are the specific times when the development of certain characteristics is very sensitive to the interaction between physical and environmental influences. Feedback on question 2 The correct answer is alternative 3. Here it is important to keep the interactive nature of physical development and environmental influences in mind. Read the examples in your prescribed book (p. 18). After studying the discussion of critical or sensitive periods and plasticity, you will realise that the statement in alternative 1 is not correct because critical periods also occur after birth in the physical domain. Alternative 2 is also incorrect because recent research has shown that language development can occur even after the parts of the brain which are associated with language processing have been damaged. Question 2 Complete the following two sentences: (a) Piaget defined cognitive development as ...................................................... .......................................................................................................................... (b) Piaget studied children by means of the .......................... method. This method is a combination of ............................... and .................................... Feedback on question 2 The sentences should be completed as follows: (a) Piaget defined cognitive development as ,,the product of children’s efforts to understand and act on their world’’ (Papalia et al., 2008, p. 33). (b) Piaget studied children by means of the clinical method. This method is a
Chapter 1 Answers to End of Chapter Questions
1. Agency Problems of MNCs. a. Explain the agency problem of MNCs. ANSWER: The agency problem reflects a conflict of interests between decision-making managers and the owners of the MNC. Agency costs occur in an effort to assure that managers act in the best interest of the owners.
b. Why might agency costs be larger for an MNC than for a purely domestic firm? ANSWER: The agency costs are normally larger for MNCs than purely domestic firms for the following….
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On the managerial grid, a leader who is high in both concern for people and concern for production would rate ________.
• Question 2
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Recent studies indicate that this measure of ability is the best predictor of who will be a leader in an organisation.
for the courtroom: Cameron Desrosiers
1. Are you a friend of Alex Strusa?
Answer: I was
2. And you've known my client for six years, correct?
3. Were you involved in sports with my client?
4. And this would include track, correct?
5. (lead up question) So track is a sport which involves athletes like yourself to run and compete in races, have you beaten Strusa in a race?
6. My client informed me that you’ve been jealous of him since you haven’t….
Task 1: Consider the following table of costs for the Winsome Widget Factory, which operates in a perfectly competitive market. The market price faced by this firm is $6.00 per widget.
a. Fill in the formula for Average Fixed Cost, Average Variable Cost, Average Total Cost, Marginal Cost, Total Revenue, Marginal Revenue, and Total Profit at the top of the column in the gray section within the table.
b. Fill in the missing values for Total Fixed Cost, Total Variable Cost, Average Fixed Cost….
Answer to Questions and Problems
1) In a strain gauge bridge, what does (a) a negative reading on the zero centered meters imply? (b) a positive reading on the zero centered meters imply?
- A negative reading on the zero centered meter implies that the strain gauge is under compression. Whereas, a positive reading implies that the strain gauge is under tensile / tension.
2) Beside strain gauge transducers, what other transducers can be used in a bridge circuit?
- Besides strain gauge transducers….
Show me, Tell me Questions and Answers
Q1) Show me how you would check that the direction indicators are working.
A1) Applying the indicators or hazard warning switch and check functioning of all indicators. (may need to switch ignition on, prompt not to start engine)
TIP- Most cars will not need to have the ignition switched on to activate the hazard switch, so it should be simple to lean into the car, switch it on, walk around the car checking all 4 main indicators (there are also indicators….
technology course per training session.
(a) Identify the main entity types for the company.
(b) Identify the main relationship types and specify the multiplicity for each relationship. State any assumptions you make about the data.
(c) Using your answers for (a) and (b), draw a single ER diagram to represent the data requirements for the company.
Chapter 13 Extended Entity-Relationship Modelling
13.7- Describe the two main constraints that apply to a specialization/generalization….
use the data by analyzing it such as this data’s a purse large enough to double as a diaper bag, zinc and magnesium supplements and a bright blue rug. These data describes that she have a probability that she is pregnant just like Maria when she answers the test retailer sends him to her also by the use of….
A. Multiple Choice ( 1 point each, 30 points in total) 1. The word big is flashed on a screen. A mental picture of the word big represents a __________ code the definition large in size represents a __________ code sounds like pig represents a ________code. (C) A.structural phonemic semantic B.phonemic semantic structural C.structural semantic phonemic D.phonemic structural semantic 2. Carl Rogers is to ________, as Abraham Maslow is to ________. (B) A. social cognitive humanistic B. unconditional….