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  1. According to Dr. Freud, at around 3 - 5 yrs of age, children enter the phalic stage of development.
    True
  2. Sigmund Freud contriuted many developments in the field of psychology. He was also a _____.
    Medical Doctor
  3. _________ believed that the study of development change is actually the study of complex, often random, and certainly unpredictable conditions.
    Lewis
  4. According to Freud, sexual desire becomes dormant during the _____ stage.
    latency
  5. The estimated high school dropout rate is approximately.
    10%
  6. A time of increased vulnerablity and heightened potential.
    crisis
  7. Type of research thatis both expensive and complicated.
    sequential
  8. Lifespan development studies human development fro conception to death.
    True
  9. The variable that the experimenter carefully manipulates.
    treatment
  10. Skinner's operant conditioning theory is sometimes know as instrumental conditioning.
    True
  11. It has been concluded by researchers that good physical health has no effect on cognitive performance.
    False
  12. Period in the lifespan theory in which searching for one's identity is one of the main characturistics.
    adolescence
  13. According to Maslow, safety needs must be met before esteem needs.
    True
  14. Stage of development that may include care of children and aging parents. It is also a time of physical change.
    middle adulthood
  15. Theorist who derived the theory of operant conditioning.
    Skinner
  16. Understanding childhood at any historical period depends on what ______ think of children.
    adults
  17. The ides that development proceeds by the interaction of biological, psycholoical, and social forces is called _____ _____.
    Biopsychosocial interactions
  18. While Erikson focused on psychosocial stages, Sigmund Freud's theories centered on _____ stages.
    psychosexual
  19. Famous author of the adolescent book called "Adolescence", He also coined the term "storm and stress" when refering to the life stage of adolescence.
    Hall
  20. According to Bandura, the ego mediates between the id and the superego.
    False
  21. One type of descriptive study is
    observational
  22. Accodring to Piaget's concrete operational theory, infants use their bodies to form cognitive structures.
    False
  23. Gottlieb defined _____ as an increase in novelty and complexity of organization over time.
    epigenesis
  24. Development implies change. _____ is/are an example of change.
    leaving home, puberty, and marriage
  25. Although Vygotsky and Piaget placed emphasis on cognitive development, Vygotsky focused mainly on _____.
    social interactions

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