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HDFS Test 3 Study Guide

by: Lauren Caldwell

HDFS Test 3 Study Guide HDFS 101

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Human Development and Family Studies
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HDFS 101 Test 3 Study Guide 1. What is the age range, in class, that is addressed as “adolescence”? 2. True/False: puberty begins when a protein threshold is reach. 3. When the threshold required for the onset of puberty is reached, how does it impact the brain? What sections of the brain is impacted most directly, and what is that part of the brain responsible for? 4. What two aspects of physical growth are considered the most “rapid” during adolescence? 5. By age [12/13/14], females will be about 90% of adult height. 6. True/False: estrogen and androgen are present in small quantities in people before they hit puberty, only to increase with the hormone production associated with 7. As puberty begins in adolescents, hormone production increases. This results in a noticeable increase in [estrogen/androgen] in females and [estrogen/androgen] in males. 8. What is the difference between Primary Sex Changes and Secondary Sex Changes? a. Which is visibly noticeable? b. Which is related to to ovaries and testicles? 9. What is a female’s first period called? 10.What is a male’s first ejaculation called? 11.True/False: both males and females are born with all of their gametes their body will ever release already produced. 12.What are some theorized reasons why puberty has been beginning earlier in Developed Countries in recent generations? 13. True/False: Culture impacts puberty. 14.How do processed foods impact puberty? 15.Menarche has decreased a noticeable average of [5/6/7/8] months over the last few years. 16.In terms of body maturation, do males or females mature (generally) faster? a. What are some terms defining the cognitive state that were used to describe males that mature sooner than their peers? b. What are some terms defining the cognitive state that were used to describe females that mature sooner than their peers? c. What are some terms defining the cognitive state that were used to describe males that mature later than their peers? 17.What purposes do exuberance and synaptic pruning have in adolescence? 18.True/False: Piaget’s theory for adolescence didn’t account for culture or environmental factors. 19.What is Piaget’s theory of cognitive development for adolescence? 20.What type of reasoning is emergent in this stage of development? 21.While attention [increases/decreases] in adolescence, memory [increases/decreases]. 22.How does egocentricism promote survival? 23.There are two types of Attention: Selective and Divided. a. Which demands control over attention? b. Which puts emphasis in multitasking? 24.What two factors help improve memory recal? 25.Between what years does brain development stem from spatial perceptions and motor function development? 26.Between what years does the brain’s prefrontal cortex grow? a. Define executive processing. 27.What is the imaginary audience? 28.What is the difference between clichés and crowds? 29.Define the personal fable. 30.What three things are responsible for raging hormones in adolescence? 31.What is Erikson’s crisis at this stage of development? 32.What is the primary task of adolescence, in terms of development, according to Erikson? 33.Define Volatility 34.How does Volatility change as a person grows up? 35.Self-concept is divided into three groups: the actual, the possible, and the false self. a. Which is geared towards dreams or career goals? b. Which is what we show to others? c. Which is the you when no one is looking? d. How do all three of these develop in adolescence? 36.As egocentricism decreases as you grow up, care for the opinions of others [increases/decreases]. a. What is responsible for this change in care for others’ opinions? 37.Possible self minus actual self leads to senses of ____ and ___. 38.What is the function of Stress and Storm? 39.True/False: the imaginary audience and the personal fable diminishes with age, but only the imaginary audience disappears entirely for most people. 40.True/False: adolescence is the second time Gender Intensification occurs in development. 41.True/False: children tend to be like the parent of their gender identity. 42.Moral development in the preconventional stage stems from what? 43.How does the moral development of the conventional stage of development differ from the preconventional stage? 44.What is unique about the post conventional stage of development’s sense of morality? 45.If a person does something that they deem is “morally right” because it comes from a general consensus’s definition of right, what stage is that person in? 46.If a person does something that they deem is “morally right” because the authorities say it is, what stage is that person in? 47.If a person does something that they deem is “morally right” because it benefits others over oneself, what stage is that person in? 48.Conflict tend to [increase/decrease] with family members. a. What is the cause of this change? 49.At what age is parental conflict highest for an adolescent? 50.What age range is defined as the Emerging Adult? 51.What five characteristics define the emerging adult? 52.Europe has the [longest/shortest] emerging adult “group” while Asia has a [longer/shorter] emerging adult time window. a. What is the root of these differences? 53.True/False: a person reaches their physical peak as an emerging adult. 54.What social event usually occurs in emerging adulthood? 55.True/False: the immune system has yet to peak after leaving the emerging adulthood period of development. 56.people usually transition from [morningness/eveningness] to [morningness/eveningness] as an emerging adult. 57.At what age does substance use peak? 58.Provide an example of unstructured socializing. 59.How does the complexity of thinking develop as an emerging adult? 60.How is the world transitioning through Tertiary Education? Is it increasing? Decreasing? Where in the world is it highest? Where in the world is tuition highest? 61.True/False: Emerging Adulthood is a universal period of human development across cultures. 62.Define delayed sleep syndrome and how it impacts you as a college student. 63.Define dialectical thought. 64.True/False: relationships between parents and emerging adults decline after the younger person leaves the home place. 65.How is it that emerging adulthood varies across cultures? 66.Define intimacy. 67.Three elements impact identity development: assessment of abilities and strengths, accumulation modeling identification, and access to opportunities available in society. a. Which is described as the “self-understanding” that is accumulated through experiences in life? b. Which can be both a pro and a con in terms of personal development? c. Which defines ones assessment of their own abilities? 68.There are four categories of identity: Achievement, Moratorium, Diffusion, and Foreclosure. a. Which is defined as the one that doesn’t explore and doesn’t commit? b. Which is described as the one that has no decisions and no commitment? c. Which is defined as the one where a commitment has been made, despite the potential for being miserable? d. Which is described as the one that does nothing to create an identity? e. Which is defined as one where an idea for the future is present and decisions are made? 69.True/False: traditional emerging adults usually leave home at an age later than the average US citizen does. 70.True/False: European emerging adults usually leave home at an age later than the average US citizen does. 71.Define consensual validation and how it relates to the relationship between partners. 72.Define cohabitation and list the nations that is common in. 73.What are the two greatest factors for divorce in the US?


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