PSYC 290N Week 8 Final Exam BEST STUDY GUIDE to PASS EXAMS/PSYC 290 Lifespan Development
(TCO 1) Which of the following is the best example of an off-time event that could have negative effects upon an individual’s development?
Question: (TCO 1) The Maple Leaf Elementary School counselor, social worker, and the parents of 8-year-old Jimmy Jackson are working as a cooperative team to determine why Jimmy exhibits a pattern of highly aggressive behavior toward his peers and teachers. Jimmy’s behavior has been extensively observed, he has been subjected to a battery of psychological tests, and his parents have been interviewed. This in-depth examination of Jimmy Jackson is an example of
Question: (TCO 1) An experiment is … to study the effects of long lectures on the sleeping behavior of college students. In such a study, the dependent variable is
Question: (TCO 1) Which of the following is the most correct statement regarding repressed memories?
Question: (TCO 2) Elsa was frequently neglected as a child. As an infant, she would … left in wet diapers, and she was not fed on a regular schedule. Which of the following crises was not properly resolved?
Question: (TCO 2) In classical conditioning, if the sour taste of lemon juice automatically causes your mouth to pucker, the lemon juice is the _____ and the pucker of lips and tongue is the _____.
Question: (TCO 2) A boy is pestering his mother for candy in the grocery store, whining for 10 minutes and saying things like, “I want candy! Please? Just this once! Oh, come on, Mom, please?” His mother ignores him for 10 minutes, but finally gives in and says, “Oh, all right. Here it is. Just stop whining!” If the boy engages in more whining in the future, and the mother gives in even more easily, which of the following would apply to the mother?
Question: (TCO 2) Niko plans to go to a good college. He seems unconcerned about competitive admissions policies because he believes that if he studies hard, he can get in wherever he wants. Bandura would consider this an example of which of the following?
Question: (TCOs 2 and 3) Which of the following terms describes an individual’s unique genetic blueprint, which is created from genes contributed by both parents?
Question: (TCOs 2 and 3) Which of the following is true of a trait controlled by a dominant gene?
Question: (TCOs 2 and 3) Samson is taller and has a higher IQ than either of his parents. Which of the following terms would be used to explain this?
Question: (TCOs 2 and 3) Phenylketonuria is an example of which of the following?
Question: (TCOs 2 and 3) Which of the following happens during the first trimester of pregnancy?
Question: (TCO 2) Which of the following is the best example of the proximodistal principle of development during the prenatal period?
Question: (TCOs 2, 3, and 4) What effect does watching television have on the developing brain?
Question: (TCOs 2, 3, and 4) Which of the following is typically true of parents in the United States?
Question: (TCOs 2, 3, and 4) Moesha and Nick have a newborn. If their baby is an average infant, by his first birthday he will have had which of the following?
Question: (TCOs 4, 5, and 6) Gregory is a 6-month-old baby boy. He is learning about his environment through touching things, putting things in his mouth, and scooting around on the floor. According to Piaget, Greg is in which stage of cognitive development?
Question: (TCOs 3, 4, and 5) Kayla was given several different brightly colored balls to play with, one after the other. After about ball number seven, Kayla seemed to lose interest. When she was given a stuffed animal, she showed renewed interest. This renewed interest is due, in part, to which of the following?
Question: (TCOs 3, 4, and 5) C.J. gains comfort through eating and drinking. She also cries to gain attention from her parents or to express discomfort. Freud would say that C.J. is in which stage of development?
Question: (TCOs 3, 4, and 5) Which of the following best exemplifies social referencing?
Question: (TCOs 3, 4, and 5) Roberto is 11 months old. He smiles a lot, is generally cheerful, and shows little anxiety around strangers. Which type of temperament does Roberto have?
Question: (TCOs 4, 5, and 6) Which of the following brain structures regulate attention and concentration?
Question: (TCOs 3, 4, and 5) Darius holds his hairbrush to his mouth and sings as if the hairbrush is a microphone. This is an example of what type of play?
Question: (TCOs 3, 4, and 5) According to your text, individuals are more likely to remember faces of people of their own race than those of a different race. This demonstrates which of the following principles?
Question: (TCOs 3, 4, and 5) Kyle and Tawnie are playing school. Kyle is pretending to be the teacher and Tawnie is pretending to be the student. Tawnie is well behaved as a student and answers questions appropriately when Kyle asks them. Tawnie’s behavior is an example of which of the following?
Question: (TCOs 3, 4, and 5) Deion tells his mother that he will always be a boy and can never be a girl. This is an illustration of Deion’s grasp of what principle?
Question: (TCO 6) You are a nurse who is asked to place an IV in a patient’s nondominant arm. What ability allows you to tell where the IV should be placed?
Question: (TCOs 6 and 7) Which of the following is the best example of a child’s use of inductive logic?
Question: (TCOs 6 and 7) Anthony knows that not everyone goes to college and those who do are not guaranteed to graduate. From this he decided that college is probably difficult, as well as time-consuming. What type of logic did Anthony use to draw these conclusions?
Question: (TCOs 6 and 8) Leticia failed to ride her bike up the hill with her friends. She later asked her father to remove the training wheels from her bike so that she would no longer feel embarrassed. This is an example of which part of social-cognitive theory?
Question: (TCOs 6 and 8) According to Piaget, which of the following children is most likely to recognize that intentions are important when making moral judgments about others’ behaviors?
Question: (TCOs 6 and 8) Monica is an only child. Which of the following statements is likely to be true regarding Monica?
Question: (TCOs 7 and 9) Which of the following factors is most likely to influence whether or not teens become sexually active across cultures?
Question: (TCOs 7 and 9) According to your textbook, among teenagers, sensation seeking appears to be least associated with which of the following?
Question: (TCOs 7 and 9) Fourteen-year-old Muhammed won a contest sponsored by the local newspaper to celebrate a championship basketball game. The object of the contest was to determine how many words could be made from the word score. Which newly developed ability of formal operational thought would have been most helpful to Muhammed?
Question: (TCOs 7 and 9) More recent theorists have elaborated on Erikson’s definition to include which of the following?
Question: (TCOs 7 and 9) Mac is noted for baking the best cheesecake in town and is also the person everyone calls when their car won’t start. Mac can comfort a crying child and fix a flat tire with equal competence. Mac’s gender role identity is most likely
Question: (TCOs 7 and 9) Which of the following is the best example of a clique, as … by Dunphy?
Question: (TCO 10) What type of aging involves the age-related changes that are due to environmental influences, poor health habits, or disease?
Question: (TCO 10) Which of the following are key components of the human immune system?
Question: (TCOs 10 and 11) John is looking for a wife. He wants a partner who has a similar background in matters such as education and religious upbringing. Which of the following mate selection strategies is John using?
Question: (TCOs 10 and 11) Which of the following is true regarding parenthood?
Question: (TCO 11) Gilda is 35 years old. Her estrogen levels have decreased, her menstrual periods have become very irregular, and she experiences periods of extreme sweating. What’s happening with Gilda?
Question: (TCO 11) Which the following is most consistent with Denney’s view of age-related change in physical and cognitive functioning?
Question: (TCO 11) According to Erikson, which of the following would cause a person to experience a mid-life crisis?
Question: (TCO 11) Micah, age 55, used to write great op-ed pieces for his newspaper. Now he chooses the topic and lays out the main theme, but he assigns the actual copywriting to a younger staff reporter. He then proofs the work, makes a few changes, and lets it go to print under his byline. Baltes and Baltes would suggest that Micah is using which strategy?
Question: (TCO 11) Mr. Garrett often overeats, complaining that he feels hungry all the time. His doctor has suggested that this problem is due to a malfunction in the sensation associated with blood sugar levels known as
Question: (TCO 12) Mahmoud’s grandparents have him to help them buy a computer and teach them how to use the internet. Which of the following terms describes Mahmoud’s grandparents’ readiness to learn something new?
Question: (TCO 12) Charles has recently learned that he is terminally ill. He has since begun to lash out at his family and at the medical personnel involved in his care. Kübler-Ross would suggest that this behavior can be explained by which of the following?
Question: (TCOs 1, 3, and 4) Explain three basic principles of Erikson’s theory of development.
Question: (TCOs 7 and 9) Micah comes from a middle-class family. Both parents work and he has two brothers and one sister. His friend Sheila is an only child and her father is the CEO of a large company. Sheila’s mother can afford to stay at home. Describe some of the differences in terms of academic achievement, social skills, and self-esteem that you might expect to see between Sheila and Micah.
Question: (TCOs 5 and 10) Summarize some of the characteristics of both the perpetrators and the victims of partner abuse that may contribute to this violence.