24 notecards = 6 pages (4 cards per page)
Which one of the following is NOT one of the three major issues that interest Developmental Psychologists
Body organs first begin to form and function during the period of the _____; within 6 months, during the period of the _____, the organs sufficiently functional to allow a chance of survival
teratogens are chemicals that pass through the placenta’s screen and may harm an embryo or fetus. Which of the following is NOT a teratogen
Stroke a newborn’s cheek and the infant will root for a nipple. This illustrates
Maturation, the orderly sequence of biological growth, explaining why
Between ages 3 and 6, the human brain experiences the greatest growth in the _____ lobes, which we use for rational planning, and which continue developing at least into adolescents
Which of the following is true of motor skill development?
During the preoperational stage, a young child’s thinking is
Children acquire the mental operations necessary to understand conservation during the
Although Piaget’s stage theory continues to inform our understanding of children’s thinking, many researchers believe that
Faced with a new babysitter, an 8-month-old infant often shows distress, a behavior referred to as
In a series of experiments, the Harlows found that monkeys raised with artificial mothers tended, when afraid, to cling to
From the very first weeks of life, infants differ in their characteristic emotional reactions, with some infants being intense and anxious, while others are easy going and relaxed. These differences are usually explained as differences in
Adolescence is marked by the onset of
Primary sex characteristics relate to _____; secondary sex characteristics refer to the _____.
According to Piaget, the ability to think logically about abstracts indicates
17. According to Kohlberg, preconventional morality focuses on _____; conventional morality is more concerned with _____.
In Erikson’s stages, the primary task during adolescence is
Some developmental psychologist now refer to the period form 18 to the mid-twenties and beyond (up to the time social independence as
By age 65, a person would be most likely to experience a cognitive decline in the ability to
Freud defined the healthy adult as one who is able to love and work. Erikson agrees, observing that the adult struggles to attain intimacy an
Contrary to what many people assume,
Developmental researchers who emphasize learning and experience tend to believe in _____; those who emphasize biological maturation tend to believe in _____.
Although development is life long, there is stability of personality over time. For example