Psychology 210

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Psychology 210
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  1. The notion that development is best described in terms of a series of abrupt shirts in behavior best fits with the _______ approach.

    A. nature
    B. continuity
    C. discontinuity
    D. nurture
    C. discontinuity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Dr. Fletcher is attempting to determine whether adult criminals were rule breakers throughout their childhood, or whether they suddenly tuned to a life of crime. Her research is most concerned with which issue of human development?

    A. nature vs. nurture
    B. universal vs. context-specific development
    C. biological vs. sociocultural forces
    D. continuity vs. discontinuity
    D. continuity vs. discontinuity
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. Psychodynamic theories place the least emphasis on the __________ portion of the biopsychosocial framework.

    A. biological
    B. sociocultural
    C. life-cycle
    D. psychological
    A. biological
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. Who is best associated with the psychosocial theory?

    A. Erikson
    B. Bandura
    C. Watson
    D. Freud
    A. Erikson
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. A ________ is an organized set of ideas that is designed to explain development.

    A. correlation coefficient
    B. theory
    C. prediction
    D. structured observation
    B. theory
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. The epigenetic principle is a key component of _________ theory.

    A. ecological
    B. psychosocial
    C. social cognitive
    D. information-processing
    A. ecological
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. The argument that each psychosocial strength has its own special age period of specific importance is the cornerstone of _______ theory of development.

    A. Skinner's
    B. Bandura's
    C. Erikson's
    D. Vygotsky's
    C. Erikson's
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. If a behavior is effectively being reinforced it will always

    A. be imitated by others
    B. improve self-esteem
    C. eventually go away
    D. increase in frequency
    D. increase in frequency
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Who developed social cognitive theory?

    A. Skinner
    B. Piaget
    C. Bandura
    D. Bronfenbrenner
    C. Bandura
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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