Quiz 5: Cognitive Development
Quiz 5: Cognitive Development PSYC 2350
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This 5 page Class Notes was uploaded by lambdalambdalambdas on Sunday October 4, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to PSYC 2350 at University of Houston taught by Dr. Miller in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 32 views. For similar materials see Intro to Child Development in Psychlogy at University of Houston.
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Question 1 1 out of 1 points After getting her hair cut 15yearold Denise tells her mother quotI can39t go to school ever again because everyone is going to be laughing at my hairquot This aspect of adolescent egocentrism is called Selected Answer b the imaginary audience Answers a the personal fable b the imaginary audience C idealistic thinking d hypotheticaldeductive reasoning Question 2 1 out of 1 points While strolling through the zoo with his mother 5yearold Tim sees a penguin for the rst time He stares at the animal for a while and then tells his mother quotSee the wings and beak that39s just some kind of birdquot From a Piagetian perspective Tim39s behavior is best explained by Selected Answer c assimilation Answers a accommodation b biodynamics C assimilation d equilibrium Question 3 You take Emily into a furniture showroom displaying three chairs and two sofas and ask quotAre there more chairs or is there more furniturequot Emily answers quotThere is more furniturequot What type of problem has she passed Selected Answer d eenservat ien Answers a transductive reasoning b class inclusion C seriation d eenservat ien Question 4 1 out of 1 points During an average day 6monthold Mercedes39 parents unwittingly subject her to tasks that challenge her object permanence abilities Which would be the best example of this task Selected b Answer Her mother accidentally drops a towel over a ball while Mercedes is playing with it Answers a Her father tries to get her to imitate a sound that he is making b Her mother accidentally drops a towel over a ball while Mercedes is playing with it C Her father gives her a doll that she has never seen before d Her mother tries to get her to begin to take formula from a bottle versus milk from a breast Question 5 1 out of 1 points When Mark39s grandmother calls on the telephone to wish him a happy birthday she asks him quotHow old are you todayquot Instead of saying anything Mark holds up four ngers His behavior is best explained as Selected Answer b egocentdc Answers a intuitive b egocentdc C excessive conservation d a lack of object permanence Question 6 1 out of 1 points If William is a preoperationalstage thinker and Mary is a concrete operational thinker which term would a Piagetian use to characterize the difference between William and Mary39s intellectual skills Selected Answer d qualitative Answers a primary b secondary C quantitative d qualitative Question 7 1 out of 1 points A scheme is best thought of as a Selected Answer c simple organized pattern of knowledge Answers a behavior b symbolic image C simple organized pattern of knowledge d process of adjusting to new information Question 8 1 out of 1 points According to Vygotsky scaffolding is Selected Answer d All of these Answers a changing the level of support when teaching a child b adjusting the amount of guidance necessary to learn a skill C giving direct instructions if needed d All of these Question 9 1 out of 1 points Concreteoperational thought is to formaloperational thought as Selected Answer b trialanderror is to hypotheticaldeductive reasoning Answers a abstraction is to speci c example b trialanderror is to hypotheticaldeductive reasoning C accommodation is to assimilation d re ex is to internalization of schemes Question 10 1 out of 1 points Tenyearold Fred receives a y shing out t for his birthday At rst he cannot put on a lure cast the line or reel it in correctly With the help of his grandfather Fred learns to master all of these skills within a month From this description you would know that Selected c Answer the y shing skills were within Fred39s zone of proximal development Answers a Fred is a preoperational thinker b Fred39s thinking went from dualistic to realistic C the y shing skills were within Fred39s zone of proximal development d y shing skills involve a tertiary circular reaction