Infancy and Early Childhood II
Lead Author(s): Laura Overstreet
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A lifespan psychology question pack by Laura Overstreet.
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The most devastating problem for children with autistic spectrum disorder as they grow up is their lack of:
According to Piaget, the distinguishing characteristic of school-age children is that they are:
When we revamp or change our old ways of thinking because of new information, Piaget calls this:
The infant's first sensorimotor activities are:
first acquired adaptations.
Piaget's stage six of sensorimotor intelligence is known as:
new adaptation and anticipation.
Typically, stranger wariness is first noticeable at:
Identify Erikson's second stage of development:
attachment vs. self-awareness
autonomy vs. shame and doubt
synchrony vs. attachment
pride vs. shame
Which parenting style is preferred by Lemasters and DeFrain?
the teacher-counselor parent
the athletic coach
Preconventional morality involves:
an emphasis on reward and punishment.
the careful consideration of all options.
an emphasis on laws and social order.
trying to gain the approval of others.
Lizzie is an extremely shy and anxious 8-year-old whom other children seem to dislike. She would be characterized as a(n):
The main concern about nutrition in middle childhood in the United States is:
a lack of protein in the diet.
the lack of calories taken in by children in this age group.
the high number of children who are overweight or obese.
the consumption of too much calcium.
Stepfamilies reach the last stage of development:
after all parents have remarried other partners.
just prior to redivorce.
after the first year.
after about 7 years.
At what age do children develop a theory of mind?
2 years of age
12 years of age
4 years of age
10 years of age
You viewed a video in which Robin Williams helped children understand that his shoe was not alive. This illustrates:
the law of conservation
You viewed a video clip about theory of mind in which researchers found that children who develop a theory of mind early are more likely to:
have an unusually large corpus callosum.
feel anxiety about what other children may be thinking of them.
have a wild imagination that can get them into trouble.
are more popular with other children.
An enduring emotional bond between people is known as:
A sign of secure attachment is:
refusing to let go of the caregiver's arm.
attempting to be close to the caregiver.
playing aimlessly with no contact with the caregiver.
expressing fear and anger at the caregiver.
Expressions of insecure-resistant/ambivalent attachment include:
ignoring the caregiver.
exploring a new toy.
clinging to the caregiver.
Which of the following IS NOT one of Gardner's multiple intelligences?
Identify the statement that best illustrates the cognitive concept called “identity.”
“Even though they are an omelet now, they are still two eggs.”
“If you'll let me have one of your cookies, I'll let you use my new crayons.”
“If you give back my doll, we can be friends again.”
“Mommy can make my scraped knee well again.”
The term “holophrase” is used to denote:
the use of two words to take the place of one.
the infant's use of one word to express a whole thought.
a word that is empty of meaning.
the relationship of object permanence to language development.
The theorist who believed that children learn language when they are reinforced by parental attention was:
B. F. Skinner.
At 6 weeks of age, the infant is capable of:
laughter and curiosity.
a social smile.
When a baby is upset because a caregiver is leaving, the baby is exhibiting:
fear of isolation.
The first “crisis of life,” according to Erikson, is:
trust vs. mistrust.
industry vs. inferiority.
the oral stage.
autonomy vs. shame and doubt.