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Which of the following statements about motor development is true?
By age 12-15 months, a child can climb stairs with both feet on each step.
A child can run easily and climb unaided onto furniture by about age two or three.
A child can walk up and down stairs one foot at a time by age 36 months.
A child can skip on alternating feet by about age three or four.
What percentage of the population is rigtht-handed?
Which of the following is the LEGAL definition of child abuse?
Physical or psychological injury that results from an adult's intentional exposure of a child to potentially harmful stimuli, sexual acts, or neglect.
Exposure of a child to neglect, inappropriate touching or physical violence, whether or not such acts are intentional.
Any violent acts or neglect perpetrated by any adult, against a child.
Any physical or psychological injury to a child that is caused intentionally by an adult or adolescent.
Gregory gave his mother a dead frog for her birthday. He assumed that she would be as impressed with this prize possession as he was. This is because Gregory's thinking is ________.
Jordan asked his mother for two cookies. She took the one she had for him and broke it in half, giving him both pieces. "There," she said. Jordan seemed satisfied with this because of his lack of understanding of ________.
Social skills and reciprocal friendships can be predicted by a child's development of ________.
a theory of mind
Vygotsky proposed that infants' mental processes are similar to lower animals. This first stage is called ________.
Just because children are egocentric does not mean that they have no ability to understand that other people see or experience the world differently.
Metacognition is knowledge about one's own memory and its functions.
"He goed outside" is an example of overregularization.
The correlation between a child's I.Q. test scores and current or future grades in school is strong, but not a perfect correlation.
Average I.Q. has declined over the past several decades, due to the Flynn effect.
Freud thought that the Oedipal complex would emerge during the ________ stage of psychosexual development.
initiative versus guilt
the child's ability to change behavior based on learning.
the change in the attachment relationship that occurs around age four.
the stage of development that results in resolution of the autonomy versus shame and doubt crisis.
the relationship that develops between caregivers in instances where a child has attached to more than one caregiver.
________ is the term Baumrind used to describe the dimension of parenting that involves level of expectations.
Mr. Smith explains to his son, Aaron, exactly what he has done that is wrong and why it is not acceptable. Only after he has explained does he actually punish Aaron. Mr. Smith is using a discipline strategy known as ________.
Jonie and Janine are toddlers. They like to play together, but their idea of "together" is side by side with similar toys. This type of play is called ________.
Behavior that is intended to harm another person or object is called ________.
Cyndi saw that her mother was crying, so she offered her mother her teddy bear. Cyndi is demonstrating ________.
Behavior that is atypical for one's gender but not the other gender is called ________.
Freud and Erikson agreed that peers play an important role in child development.
Authoritative parenting is associated with the most consistent positive outcomes for children.
African American children do not seem to have the same negative outcomes associated with physical punishment that white children experience.
If a girl is classified as a tomboy, she engages in cross-gender behavior.
According to research, most non-custodial fathers consistently fulfill their financial obligations to their children.
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