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“There are many social and cultural contexts you interact with that strongly influence development. These contexts include people you interact with daily, neighborhood factors, and larger scale social and cultural variables. In order to fully understand how the environment exerts its influence, you must analyze the different contexts.” This statement is consistent with the views of
A. Albert Bandura.
B. Urie Bronfenbrenner.
C. B.F. Skinner.
D. Lawrence Kohlberg.

9. The issue that discusses whether development is more a function of biology or more a function of the environment is the ______________ controversy.
A. nature-nurture
B. continuous-discontinuous
C. tabula rasa
D. continuous-sensitivity


After combing through the research on twin studies, one could conclude that
A. some undiscovered third variable that is independent of nature and nurture has the largest influence on development.
B. for most individuals, heredity has a significantly stronger impact than the environment.
C. for most individuals, the environment has a significantly stronger impact than heredity.
D. it is best to look at development as a joint process between nature and nurture.

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    1 a
    2 a
    3 d

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    The issue that discusses whether development is more a function of biology or more a function of the environment is the ______________ controversy.
    A. nature-nurture
    B. continuous-discontinuous
    C. tabula rasa
    D. continuous-sensitivity

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    A. some undiscovered third variable that is independent of nature and nurture has the largest influence on development

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    The issue that discusses whether development is more a function of biology or more a function of the environment is the ______________ controversy

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    The issue that discusses whether development is more a function of biology or more a function of the environment is the ______________ controversy.
    A. nature-nurture


    After combing through the research on twin studies, one could conclude that

    D. it is best to look at development as a joint process between nature and nurture.

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    1. This branch of psychology is primarily concerned with what can be readily seen
    and recorded: (Points : 1)
    Cognitive psychology
    Psychoanalysis
    Moral Development
    Behaviorism

    2. After combing through the research on twin studies, one could conclude that (Points : 1)
    some undiscovered third variable that is independent of nature and nurture has the largest influence on development.
    for most individuals, heredity has a significantly stronger impact than the environment.
    for most individuals, the environment has a significantly stronger impact than heredity.
    it is best to look at development as a joint process between nature and nurture.

    3. Professor Klinger says that all of your ideas come from interaction with the environment rather than anything that you were born with. The professor is advocating a theoretical perspective based on a(n) ______________ view. (Points : 1)
    tabula rasa
    contemporary
    moral
    ecological

    4. One of the reasons that certain advertisements are successful is because viewers want to behave like those they observe. What is the general term that psychologists use to describe this type of behavior? (Points : 1)
    Operant Conditioning
    Social Learning
    Control group learning
    Cognitive Awareness

    5. Whenever Levi cries, his parents seem to satisfy him by changing his diaper, feeding him, or holding him. Simply put, Levi’s parents seem to fulfill his dependency needs. What stage of development would Erikson say that Levi is experiencing? (Points : 1)
    Trust vs. Mistrust
    Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt
    Intimacy vs. Isolation
    Integrity vs. Despair

    6. When children demonstrate conservation, they are showing understanding that (Points : 1)
    differences in appearance do not affect total amounts.
    liquid can be poured carefully from one container to another.
    the world doesn’t always make sense.
    symbols can be used to represent real objects.

    7. Sona is trying to put together a puzzle that is too difficult for her to complete alone. If the puzzle is within Sona’s zone of proximal development, then she (Points : 1)
    is likely to complete it if she has assistance.
    is likely to become frustrated with a parent or teacher’s help.
    needs to first learn the concept of conservation.
    is likely to complete it within one year.

    8. Lydia behaves appropriately only because she is aware of rewards and punishments. Which level of moral reasoning do her behaviors reflect? (Points : 1)
    preconventional morality
    conventional morality
    unconventional morality
    postconventional morality

    9. Your instructor asks you to compare positive and negative reinforcement and explain your conclusions in class. What will you report? (Points : 1)
    Positive reinforcement increases the frequency of responses and negative reinforcement decreases the frequency of responses.
    Neither positive nor negative reinforcement increases behavior without counter conditioning.
    Positive and negative reinforcement decrease responses in the presence of an aversive stimulus.
    Both positive and negative reinforcement increase the frequency of responses.

    10. After seeing how she interacts with the little Maltese dog next door, Ellie’s parents decide to get her a dog too. Ellie’s new Yorkie is a different color and has a different personality but she understands how to interact with it. Ellie’s response appears to reflect Piaget’s concept of (Points : 1)
    assimilation.
    accommodation.
    object permanence.
    symbolic representation.

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    social learning

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    5. a

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    Answer to question one is B

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    Whenever Levi cries, his parents seem to satisfy him by changing his diaper, feeding him, or holding him. Simply put, Levi’s parents seem to fulfill his dependency needs. What stage of development would Erikson say that Levi is experiencing? (Points : 1)
    Trust vs. Mistrust
    Autonomy vs. Shame and Doubt
    Intimacy vs. Isolation
    Integrity vs. Despair

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    When children demonstrate conservation, they are showing understanding that

    A

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    Question 5 is A

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    1. One of the reasons that certain advertisements are successful is because viewers want to behave like those they observe. What is the general term that psychologists use to describe this type of behavior

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    Sona is trying to put together a puzzle that is too difficult for her to complete alone. If the puzzle is within Sona’s zone of proximal development, then she

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    cognitive awareness

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    8. What is the general term Freud used to describe the process whereby the mind protects itself against distress? (Points : 1)
    Compensation
    Defense mechanism
    Rationalization
    Displacement

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    Which level of moral reasoning do her behaviors reflect?

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    b) defense nechanism

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    1.a

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    Maimonides was famous for his interpretations of which text?

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