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
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.
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
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
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: