The view that development is a cumulative process, gradually adding to the same type of skills is known as ________.
- continuous development
- discontinuous development
Developmental psychologists study human growth and development across three domains. Which of the following is not one of these domains?
How is lifespan development defined?
- The study of how we grow and change from conception to death.
- The study of how we grow and change in infancy and childhood.
- The study of physical, cognitive, and psychosocial growth in children.
- The study of emotions, personality, and social relationships.
The idea that even if something is out of sight, it still exists is called ________.
- object permanence
Which theorist proposed that moral thinking proceeds through a series of stages?
- Sigmund Freud
- Erik Erikson
- John Watson
- Lawrence Kohlberg
According to Erikson’s theory of psychosocial development, what is the main task of the adolescent?
- developing autonomy
- feeling competent
- forming an identity
- forming intimate relationships
Which of the following is the correct order of prenatal development?
- zygote, fetus, embryo
- fetus, embryo zygote
- fetus, zygote, embryo
- zygote, embryo, fetus
The time during fetal growth when specific parts or organs develop is known as ________.
- critical period
What begins as a single-cell structure that is created when a sperm and egg merge at conception?
Using scissors to cut out paper shapes is an example of ________.
- gross motor skills
- fine motor skills
- large motor skills
- small motor skills
The child uses the parent as a base from which to explore her world in which attachment style?
- insecure avoidant
- insecure ambivalent-resistant
The frontal lobes become fully developed ________.
- at birth
- at the beginning of adolescence
- at the end of adolescence
- by 25 years old
Who created the very first modern hospice?
- Elizabeth Kübler-Ross
- Cicely Saunders
- Florence Wald
- Florence Nightingale
Which of the following is the order of stages in Kübler-Ross’s five-stage model of grief?
- denial, bargaining, anger, depression, acceptance
- anger, depression, bargaining, acceptance, denial
- denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance
- anger, acceptance, denial, depression, bargaining