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Ch 4   Psychology Myers

Nutrients and oxygen are transferred from a mother to her developing fetus through the:

The most immediate and direct function of the rooting reflex is the facilitation of:

Infants' tendency to gaze longer at novel stimuli than at familiar ones provides compelling evidence regarding


The importance of schemas was most clearly highlighted by:

Two closed, pyramid-shaped beakers containing clearly identical amounts of a liquid are suddenly judged by

A child's realization that others may have beliefs which the child knows to be false best illustrates the

development of:

The process of imprinting occurs during a brief developmental phase known as:

Although 3-year-old Adam happily explores the attractive toys located in the dentist's waiting room, he

periodically returns to his mother's side for brief moments. Adam most clearly displays signs of:

"I don't care whether you want to wash the dishes, you will do so because I said so!" This statement is most

representative of a(n) ________ parenting style.

Female breasts are to ________ as male testes are to ________.

Mark believes that choosing to violate government laws is morally justifiable if it is done to protect the lives

of innocent people. Kohlberg would suggest that this illustrates ________ morality.
Adolescent females spend _______ time alone and _______ time praying than do adolescent males.

A reduction in estrogen levels is most closely associated with:

People differ the most in their learning and memory abilities during:

A researcher who administers a personality test to the same children every 3 years as they progress through

school is conducting a(n) ________ study.

For the unborn children of mothers who smoke heavily, nicotine is a(n):

Immediately after birth, infants are able to distinguish between their mothers' and strangers':

Deficient social interaction and an impaired understanding of others' states of mind is most characteristic of:

The process of developing a sense of identity during adolescence was highlighted by:

Newborns habituate more rapidly to a ________ than to a ________.

After Nadia learned that penguins can't fly, she had to modify her existing concept of birds. This best

illustrates the process of:

During Piaget's sensorimotor stage, children acquire a:

A series of small strokes that progressively damage an elderly person's brain is most likely to produce:

As adults age, they show the greatest declines in __ intelligence and in the memory capacities needed to ___

 recently presented information.

Research on developmental stability and change indicates that:

Marissa resents the burden and constraints of caring for her infant daughter and frequently ignores her cries

            for attention. As a consequence, her daughter is most likely to display signs of:

Many researchers believe that people's styles of romantic love in adulthood reflect their childhood:

Compared to the children with authoritarian parents, the children of authoritative parents are ________

likely to develop a sense of self-reliance and _______ likely to demonstrate a postconventional morality.

Jarrud thinks he should obey his teachers only if they are carefully watching him. Kohlberg would suggest

            that Jarrud demonstrates a(n) ________ morality.

The sexual abuse of a very young child is so emotionally repulsive to most people that they immediately

recognize it as shamefully immoral. This best illustrates that moral judgments may reflect: