psy 200 su 09 Q3 Key

 

1. (p. 145) In talking with Grandma on the phone, little Marcelo suddenly exclaims, "Oh, look at that pretty red bird!" When his grandmother asks him to describe the bird, Marcelo says, "Out there, out there! Right there, Grandma!" He finally gets frustrated and hangs up. This is an example of 
A. intuitive thought.
B. symbolic function.
C. animism.
D. egocentrism.

 


200 spring... #10
Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 05
 

2. (p. 175) A parent who uses a restrictive, punitive style to control the behavior of his or her children is a(n): 
A. indulgent parent.
B. authoritative parent.
C. authoritarian parent.
D. neglectful parent.

 


Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 06 #42
 

3. (p. 139) Between ages 3 and 6 years, which part of the brain grows the fastest? 
A. the frontal lobe
B. the parietal lobe
C. the occipital lobe
D. the temporal lobe

 


200 spring... #3
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 05
 

4. (p. 147) Howie and his little sister, Stephie, are each given one large cookie. The mother breaks Stephie's cookie into four pieces to help her eat it more easily. Howie immediately begins to cry and says that it isn't fair for Stephie to get so many cookies when he only has one. Howie is showing a lack of 
A. intuitive thought.
B. conservation.
C. centration.
D. symbolic function.

 


200 spring... #12
Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 05
 

5. (p. 146) "My computer doesn't like me—it keeps eating my pictures," says Sarah. This is an example of 
A. egocentrism.
B. centration.
C. animism.
D. operations.

 


200 spring... #11
Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 05
 

6. (p. 175) Ursula just brought home her report card. She earned Cs and Ds in all of her classes. Ursula's mom's first response was "Oh, you must be very disappointed." Then, the two of them sat down and tried to determine why she was having difficulty and what they could do to help her get her grades up. They decided that Ursula would start seeing a tutor after school. Ursula's mom is most likely a(n) 
A. authoritarian parent.
B. authoritative parent.
C. neglectful parent.
D. indulgent parent.

 


Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 06 #45
 

7. (p. 139) Myelination in the brain serves to 
A. increase the number of cells connected in a given neural network.
B. increase the speed of information traveling through the nerve cells.
C. help nerve cells communicate with a larger number of other cells.
D. nourish the nerve cells so that they function more efficiently.

 


200 spring... #5
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 05
 

8. (p. 166) According to Erik Erikson, the psychosocial stage that characterizes early childhood is 
A. autonomy versus shame and doubt.
B. intimacy versus isolation.
C. initiative versus guilt.
D. industry versus inferiority.

 


200 spring... #14
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 06
 

9. (p. 140) Jungle gyms, slides, and climbing equipment should be available to help young children develop 
A. gross motor skills.
B. handedness.
C. fine motor skills.
D. attention and concentration skills.

 


200 spring... #8
Level: Conceptual
Santrock - Chapter 05
 

10. (p. 139) Myelination is important in development because 
A. new nerve cells cannot form until the older ones are myelinated.
B. most of the growth of the brain is a result of myelination.
C. the pituitary does not function until the brain is almost completely myelinated.
D. children cannot perform certain functions if the area of the brain controlling those functions is not myelinated.

 


200 spring... #6
Level: Conceptual
Santrock - Chapter 05
 

11. (p. 166) According to Erik Erikson, what is the "great governor" of initiative? 
A. conscience
B. obedience
C. fear
D. independence

 


Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 06 #4
 

12. (p. 138) During early childhood, on average, girls are ________ than boys. 
A. much smaller
B. slightly smaller
C. slightly larger
D. much larger

 


200 spring... #2
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 05
 

13. (p. 138) By the end of early childhood, boys have ________, whereas girls have ________. 
A. more strength; more endurance
B. more fat; more muscle
C. more muscle; more fat
D. a larger weight gain; a larger height gain

 


200 spring... #1
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 05
 

14. (p. 140) Gross motor skills are to fine motor skills as ________ is to ________. 
A. running; jumping
B. jumping; running
C. hopping; writing
D. writing; hopping

 


200 spring... #9
Level: Conceptual
Santrock - Chapter 05
 

15. (p. 139) The prefrontal cortex is involved in tasks of 
A. motor coordination.
B. spatial abilities.
C. maintaining attention to tasks.
D. verbal skills.

 


200 spring... #4
Level: Knowledge
Santrock - Chapter 05
 

16. (p. 166) When Travis decided he wanted to catch a bird with a butterfly net, his parents encouraged him to test out his idea. Because his parents supported his plan, he will probably grow up with 
A. autonomy.
B. initiative.
C. industry.
D. trust.

 


200 spring... #13
Level: Applied
Santrock - Chapter 06
 

 


 

psy 200 su 09 Q3 Summary

Category

# of Questions

200 spring...

13

Level: Applied

5

Level: Conceptual

3

Level: Knowledge

8

Santrock - Chapter 05

11

Santrock - Chapter 06

5