Psych 241 Ch 1

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Psych 241 Ch 1
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  1. The numerical expression of the degree or extent of relationship between two variables or conditions is called the:

    variable coefficient
    correlation coefficient
    correlation analysis
    numerical comparison
    correlation coefficient
  2. The changes that occur in sensation, perception, memory, thought, reasoning, and language refer to:

    biodevelopment
    physical development
    cognitive development
    emotional-social development
    cognitive development
  3. A psychologist is studying the link between a mother's level of shyness and her children's level of shyness. Related to this subject, the statement, "If the mother has an above-normal level of shyness, then the child will have an above-normal level of shyness" would be:

    a myth
    a hypothesis
    an objective reality
    not testable
    a hypothesis
  4. "The orderly and sequential changes that occur with the passage of time" is the definition of:

    age norms
    age grades
    ascription
    development
    development
  5. The changes that occur in a person's height, weight, organ, skeletal, muscular, and neurological structures refer to:

    biodevelopment
    physical development
    cognitive development
    emotional-social development
    physical development
  6. Bronfenbrenner's approach asserts that development influences include all of the following EXCEPT:

    one's interaction with the enviroment
    changing physical and social settings
    how the process is affected by society
    six levels of environmental influence
    six levels of environmental influence
  7. Urie Bronfenbrenner's approach to understanding human development is known as:

    environmental
    ecological
    concentric
    embedded
    ecological
  8. In terms of Bronfenbrenner's model, 10 year old Melissa's microsystem would most likely included all of the following EXCEPT:

    the home where Melissa grew up
    the school the Melissa attended
    Melissa's after-school program
    the office of Melissa's mother
    the office of Melissa's mother

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