A normally functioning 65 year old who cannot solve abstract logic puzzles as quickly as he did when he was younger is experiencing a
Seven year old Maria helps her mother wash the dishes, while her nine year old brother helps their father with the yard work. This involvement of the children in helping activities directly illustrates the process of
In developmental psychology, one advantage of cross-sectional over longitudinal studies is that cross-sectional research
The most well-adjusted and socially competent children tend to come from homes where parents employ which of the following parental styles
Mary Ainsworth's Strange Situation paradigm is typically used to test young children's
A fifteen year old individual is predicted to experience which psychosocial crisis?
Riley recently found out that she is terminally ill. Since this discovery she has visited a church every day and plead with God to let her live until she can see the birth of her grandchild. Riley's behavior reflects which stage of death and dying?
In research with baby monkeys, what did Harlow demonstrate was a strong determinant of attachment?
Raul took his mother's care without asking and rear ended a car at a stoplight causing serious damage. His parents bought him a new car of his own. This is an example of which parenting style?
Carol Gilligan suggested that when making moral decisions
Bane drives the speed limit because it is the state law. His reasoning best demonstrates which level of Kohlberg's moral reasoning?
The person given credit for characterizing adolscence as a period of 'storm and stress' is
Sheila worked really hard in her AP US History class, but ended the semester with a D. Even though it was a difficult class, her parents told her that she brought shame to their family and that maybe she wasn't as intelligent as they thought she was. This is an example of which style of parenting?
A fourth grade teacher finds that her students are very eager to help with classroom activities. Almost all students show an interest in being productive and involved in the class and the school overall. The students described above best reflect which stage of psychosocial development?
Infant monkeys raised with a nourishing wire mother and a non-nourishing cloth mother
In the moro reflex, an infant
The relative lack of neural interconnections in the association areas at the time of birth is most likely to contribute to
When Billy's mother hides his favorite toy under a blanket, he acts as though it no longer exists and makes no attempt to retrieve it. Billy is clearly near the beginning of which of Piaget's stages?
Three year old Bert lives in the Alaskan wilderness and has learned the schema for moose as he often sees them near his house. When his family took him to visit his cousin Ernie, who lived on a horse farm, Bert modified his schema for large four legged animals to include horses. This process is known as
The age of viability refers to the