Video response. Review the video on, page 457 of your book; from the 3 statements select which one(s) are correct. Statement 1: The video demonstrates how MaKonnen used his physical fitness degree in various roles after graduation. Statement 2: The video demonstrates how MaKonnen uses his business marketing degree in his current job but much differently than he had anticipated as a college student. Statement 3: the video demonstrates how Makonnen realized that he was not going to be a professional football player and had to use his degree and talents to find employment and a way that challenged his career path.
Which of the following assumptions is NOT indicative of the life span development model?
Which of these is the best definition of relativistic thought according to Perry?
The two types of stress management presented by Lazarus and Folkman are
The “American paradox” refers to
Which of the following is not one of the dimensions that Kitchener used to differentiate the stages of reflective judgment?
Which of the following is not one of Kitchener’s stages of thinking dimensions:
Gender differences in career choice are influenced by gender-role beliefs and life style preferences including this notion
How do the attitudes toward death among elderly people compare to the attitudes of younger age groups?
In late adulthood, many of the physical losses of middle adulthood (e.g., sensory decline) continue. For people over 65 there is also a new physical problem that about half of the population must contend with, called
Among the important differences between adult pair-bonds and infant-caregiver bonds include all of the following aspects, EXCEPT
Which of the following is the best example of fifth-stage thinking?
“The reminiscence bump” refers to
Which statement regarding the research findings of partner selection is NOT accurate.
Research on mate selection indicates that people choose mates on the basis of all of the following characteristics, except for
Which of the following are aspects of palliative care?
According to Erikson’s theory, which developmental task is central to the middle adulthood stage of life?
Video response. Review the video on, page 411 of your book; from the 3 statements select which one(s) are correct. Statement 1: the video demonstrates Gary’s conflict between returning to a previous status of relying on his parents while in graduate school and the obligation he feels to be independent and care for his family. Statement 2: Gary feels like his success thus far is attributed to the values that his parent exemplified and reflects their support and expectations for him. Statement 3: Gary is an example of the failure to launch syndrome and is comfortable relying on his parents for support while in graduate school.
Which of the following has not been proposed as a reason why people seek meaning in their lives?
In Ryan and Deci’s self-determination theory, the fundamental psychological needs they described include
Based upon research about marital relationships conducted by Gottman, what feature of a relationship best predicts the demise of a relationship?
In a dimensional analysis of adult attachment style (as opposed to a simple set of attachment categories), the focus is on the degree to which a certain tendency is exhibited. What two continuous dimensions or tendencies seem to characterize most attachment scales?
Measures of subjective well-being typically assess degree of felt happiness or positive emotion know as hedonic well-being. Other measures of well-being focus more on assessing feelings of purpose, growth and master which is sometimes called
Arnett’s research suggests that young adults today believe that adulthood is primarily defined
High concentrations of ______________ secreted by cells of the immune system are related to maladaptive inflammation.
Which of the following is the most likely physical change that most adults will experience in their 40s ?
In a study of relationship satisfaction and stability over a 3-year period, which of the following types of partnerships was the most likely to break up?
When considering primary and second control strategies, which statement is FALSE:
The “Big Five” personality traits are
Which of the following descriptions best characterizes the timing of indicators of adulthood in people’s lives today?
Kindling-behavioral sensitization describes
Video response. Review the video on, page 503 of your book; from the 3 statements select which one(s) are correct. Statement 1: Pam had limited awareness of how significant Laurel was being affected immediately after the divorce and did not respond to her daughter’s issues. Statement 2: One of the main contributions to Laurels post-divorce problems are her feeling like she had lost control. Statement 3: Pam made a wise choice to overcompensate for the separation anxiety and control issues that Laurel was having by setting very few boundaries.
Which of the following does NOT contribute to social segregation for the elderly?
How do sociologists classify actions like entry into marriage and becoming a parent?
Reitzes and Mutran suggest Several factors at preretirement are strong predictors of positive attitudes toward retirement later, including
In Super’s developmental approach to career satisfaction, he argues that an individual’s vocational self-concept evolves over time. What is the career development stage that usually characterizes adolescents and young adults?
Studies of brain activity during the early adult years suggest an increased capacity for
Fluid intelligence is to ____________ as crystallized intelligence is to ____________.
In self-determination theory, which of the following is considered one of the basic psychological needs that motivates our adaptation or coping efforts at any age?
Which of the following individuals would most likely be in the reorganizational stage according to Schaie’s view of adult adjustment?
Cross-cultural research findings indicate that
What can you reliably predict about normal age-related changes in cognitive functioning in middle adulthood?
Which statement is CORRECT regarding the attchment prototypes in peer/romatic tradition:
Research on job satisfaction indicates which of the following?
A positive emotional style
Video response. Review the video on, page 569 of your book; from the 3 statements select which one(s) are correct. Statement 1: Thelma uses the concept of selection in deciding what activities she will participate in, in order to maintain her health and wellness. Statement 2: Thelma and her sister downsized from a large home, to a retirement community as a way of optimizing their environment to match their life stage and desires. Statement 3: Thelma is not able to compensate for the restraints her age places on her physical abilities.
What statement is FALSE regarding sterotypes and age discrimination research:
According to research by Baltes and associates, in which decade is wisdom acquistion most important?
The happiest people have excellent social relationships. This is because
Video response. Review the video on, page 559 of your book; from the 3 statements select which one(s) are correct. Statement 1: Alvin stated that the most difficult part of having Alzheimer’s disease was having to tell his children and grandchildren. Statement 2: Alvin’s friend Jan recognized that he went from being very organized to misplacing things. Statement 3: One issues with Alvin’s disease is he often loses personal items.