1.In child development, an organized set of ideas that is designed to explain and make predictions about development is known as a(n) theory.
2. Locke's view that children are a blank slate on which experience writes, is an illustration of which theme in child development? active-passive child
Response Feedback: Locke's view illustrates the passive side of the active-passive child issue.
3. Children who are attractive tend to have more friends than children who are not as attractive. That is, attractiveness is associated with having more friends. This is an example of a
Selected Answer: negative correlation.
Correct Answer: positive correlation.
4.The branch of genetics that deals with inheritance of behavioral and psychological traits is known as behavioral genetics.
5. Bobby (male) and Brandy (female) are dizygotic twins.
Response Feedback: Because one is a boy and one is a girl, they can't be identical, therefore they must be dizygotic or fraternal twins.
6. Making a child do extra chores when she doesn't clean her room is an example of positive reinforcement. False
Response Feedback: This would be an example of punishment, not reinforcement.
7. Development is shaped by the interaction of nature and nurture. True
Response Feedback: Virtually no aspects of child development are due exclusively to either heredity or environment.
8. A strength of correlational research is that it can be used to determine cause and effect. False
Response Feedback: Correlational research can never be used to determine cause and effect.
9. A strength of field experiments is that the results are more likely to be representative of behavior in real-world settings than results obtained in a laboratory. True
Response Feedback: With field experiments the investigators embed manipulation of an independent variable in a natural setting.
10.Heather believes her 12-month-old daughter will develop optimally if Heather gives her