PSYC2103 Quiz 1.txt
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PSYC2103 Quiz 1.txt
According to Dr. Freud, at around 3 - 5 yrs of age, children enter the phalic stage of development.
Sigmund Freud contriuted many developments in the field of psychology. He was also a _____.
_________ believed that the study of development change is actually the study of complex, often random, and certainly unpredictable conditions.
According to Freud, sexual desire becomes dormant during the _____ stage.
The estimated high school dropout rate is approximately.
A time of increased vulnerablity and heightened potential.
Type of research thatis both expensive and complicated.
Lifespan development studies human development fro conception to death.
The variable that the experimenter carefully manipulates.
Skinner's operant conditioning theory is sometimes know as instrumental conditioning.
It has been concluded by researchers that good physical health has no effect on cognitive performance.
Period in the lifespan theory in which searching for one's identity is one of the main characturistics.
According to Maslow, safety needs must be met before esteem needs.
Stage of development that may include care of children and aging parents. It is also a time of physical change.
Theorist who derived the theory of operant conditioning.
Understanding childhood at any historical period depends on what ______ think of children.
The ides that development proceeds by the interaction of biological, psycholoical, and social forces is called _____ _____.
While Erikson focused on psychosocial stages, Sigmund Freud's theories centered on _____ stages.
Famous author of the adolescent book called "Adolescence", He also coined the term "storm and stress" when refering to the life stage of adolescence.
According to Bandura, the ego mediates between the id and the superego.
One type of descriptive study is
Accodring to Piaget's concrete operational theory, infants use their bodies to form cognitive structures.
Gottlieb defined _____ as an increase in novelty and complexity of organization over time.
Development implies change. _____ is/are an example of change.
leaving home, puberty, and marriage
Although Vygotsky and Piaget placed emphasis on cognitive development, Vygotsky focused mainly on _____.