February 23, 2017

Homework Help: Child Psychology

Posted by Sharon on Wednesday, July 20, 2011 at 3:23pm.

I need someone to let me know if I answered these two questions correctly.

1st Question

Amy knows that when she runs over and stands quietly by her grandfather's chair, he will reach over and tickle her under her chin. When a child learns to behave in a specific way to obtain a specific result, what is occurring? Operant conditioning

A) habituation

B) classical conditioning

C) operant conditioning= (This is my choice)

D) social learning

2nd Question

Babies first wave their arms, then move their hands toward objects, and finally use their fingers. This sequence exemplifies which principle of development? Cephalocaudal

A) general-to-specific

B) cephalocaudal = This is my choice

c) proximodistal

D) central-to-peripheral

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