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Homework Help: Psychology

Posted by Mikw on Saturday, November 28, 2009 at 11:59am.

Could someone see if I got any of the questions wrong. I feel that some questions have multiple answers but there is only one that is correct. Please help. thanks a lot

Each of the following scenarios illustrates the development of specific skills. Appropriately state, for each
scenario, the illustrated developing skill.
•Gross Motor
•Fine Motor
•Language
•Cognitive
•Social

1. 3 year old Susan plays with her toy baby doll, pretending she is the doll’s “mommy”
Social
2. 3 month old James finally lifts his head off of the pillow
Gross motor

3. 18 month old Kristin discovers that she can pour water from her sippy cup onto the floor by turning upside-down her sippy cup
Cognitive

4. 8 month old Alex began picking up his food with his fingers and feeding it to himself
Fine motor

5. 6 month old Matthew sat up, and remained sitting upright, under his own power
Gross motor

6. 4 year old Bill plays with his toy hunting rifle, camouflage outfit, and deer urine
Fine motor

7. 1 year old Alison starts babbling nonsensical words
Language

8. 1 month old William cries when he needs a diaper change
Language

9. 3 year old Victoria holds a crayon and tries coloring in the lines
Fne motor

10. 16 month old Adam can identify and point to his nose when asked
Fine motor





Cognitive Development
Respond to the following statements using Piaget’s Stages of Cognitive Development

11. A child has a tea party with his dolls, pretending each doll is alive and engaging in conversation.
Preoperational

12. An infant’s mother takes away her toy and the baby, thinking the toy has disappeared, begins to cry.
Sensor motor

13. When asked to write an essay entitled, “How I Became Me: Influences that Created my Identity,” teenage student opens by stating, “I don’t know who I am yet; check back in a few years…”
Formal

14. During a birthday party for her younger brother Billy Bob, Jennifer tries to open the presents. When told that it was Billy Bob’s birthday and not hers, Jennifer stamps her feet and cries, “But it’s not fair!”
Preoperational

15. A student completes a Compare & Contrast poster by gluing facts and other information to poster board.
Formal

16. Instead of speaking, a crawling baby asks for his bottle by pointing at it.
Sensor motor






State whether each scenario is an example of assimilation or accommodation.

17. A child has always used a fork to eat his food. Today the child is learning how to use chopsticks to eat.
Accommodation

18. Running late for his hockey game, Moe has to borrow a teammate’s stick in order to play.
Assimilation
19. A child knows how to button his new jacket because he knew how to button his shirt.
Assimilation

20. A girl learns how to walk in high heels instead of flats.
Accommodation

21. After getting a “big-boy” bed, Herman has to be cautious not to roll off because it does not have guardrails like his old bed.
Accommodation

Moral Development
Answer the following scenarios/Statements using your knowledge of Kohlberg’s Stages of Moral
Development.

22. Stealing is bad, and people who steal should be punished.
Conventional
23. As the most important thing in society is family, it would be foolish for a man to let his wife die for fear of being put in jail.
Conventional

24. One should not steal, under any circumstances, as it is illegal to do so.
Conventional

25. An older child helps his elderly neighbor with yard work because his mother promised to let him stay uplater to play video games if he did.
Pre-Conventional

26. A young student completes all of his homework and keeps his desk tidy because that way the teacher will like him more.
Conventional

27. A child does not go in her mother’s make-up drawer any more because every time she did, her mother would smack the girl’s hand.
Pre-Conventional

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