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This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1.
The process by which synapse develop is called ________.

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Question 2.
Candy is 2 months old. By mid-afternoon, Candy gets increasingly fussy, crying for hours for no apparent reason. Chances are, Candy has ________.

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Question 3.
When an apparently healthy infant dies suddenly and unexpectedly, health professionals refer to it as a case of ________.

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Question 4.
Your text suggests that the biggest reason babies of most ethnic minorities have a higher mortality rate is because of ________.

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Question 5.
Dr. Gildon is a developmental psychologist who insists that perceptual abilities are learned. Dr. Gildon is a(n) ________.

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Question 6.
A decline in attention that occurs when a stimulus has become familiar is called ________.

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Question 7.

Mikka was playing with some green and yellow blocks. After a while, she became bored with them. Her mother showed her some green and orange blocks and she became interested again, even though the only difference was a slight change in one of the colors of the blocks. This demonstrates the concept known as ________.
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Question 8.
During the first two months of life, babies' visual attention is primarily directed at ________.

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Question 9.
Among types of faces, which to babies seem to prefer?

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Question 10.
In order for a child to speak, he has to understand which mouth and facial movements cause which sounds to occur. This is an example of ________.

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Question 11.
Marasmus is a condition of macronutrient malnutrition.

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Question 12.
Elsie is a one year old baby girl, living with her parents in Minnesota. If she is an average infant, she had about four respiratory illnesses already.

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Question 13.
In utero learning is responsible for infants recognizing and preferring their mothers' voices.

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Question 14.
Piaget's stage of cognitive development, in which infants use information from their senses and motor actions in order to learn about the world, is called the ________.

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Question 15.
Permanent changes in behavior that result from experience is called ________.

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Question 16.
________ is the organization of experiences into expectancies called schemas, which allows the individual to distinguish between familiar and unfamiliar stimuli.

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Question 17.
Which of the following statements is true regarding infants' memories?

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Question 18.
B.F. Skinner believed that language development begins with ________.

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Question 19.
Susan talks to her children like they are little adults. She says that she is annoyed by parents who speak to their children in high-pitched, "sing-song" voices. Susan dislikes ________.

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Question 20.
Infant-directed speech is another name for ________.

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Question 21.
Comprehension of language is called ________.

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Question 22.
Some researchers suggest that deferred imitation can happen as young as six weeks of age.

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Question 23.
It is children and not mothers who initiate the majority of verbal exchanges.

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Question 24.
Deaf children who are learning sign language appear to begin with sign-babbling.

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Question 25.
The most widely used test to measure infant "intelligence" is called the Bayley Scales of Infant Development.

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