HSCO 502 Test 3

HSCO 502 Test 3 Liberty University

Set 1

  1. According to Erikson’s theory, which developmental task is central to the middle adulthood stage of life?
  2. Which of these is the best definition of relativistic thought according to Perry?
  3. Video response. Review the video on, page 481 of your book; from the 3 statements select which one(s) are correct.
    Statement 1: John stated three changes relevant to middle age; physical ability declines, mental abilities are still intake, and there are some sexual changes for men, but not to the extent that women experience.
    Statement 2: John stated that he has experience significant decline in his physical abilities, his ability to be successful as an adult student, and has encountered erectile dysfunction.
    Statement 3: a. John’s commentary on middle age demonstrates the concept of regulation of loss, representing an adaption of expectations.
  4. High concentrations of ______________ secreted by cells of the immune system are related to maladaptive inflammation.
  5. 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.
  6. Studies of brain activity during the early adult years suggest an increased capacity for
  7. The extent to which a person experiences nervousness, fear, anger, sadness, contempt, and guilt is called
  8. Which of the following is not one of the dimensions that Kitchener used to differentiate the stages of reflective judgment?
  9. Which of the following is the most important factor in helping young adults avoid a slide into poverty?
  10. Gender differences in career choice are influenced by gender-role beliefs and life style preferences including this notion
  11. Research on job satisfaction indicates which of the following?
  12. The two types of stress management presented by Lazarus and Folkman are
  13. Based upon research about marital relationships conducted by Gottman, what feature of a relationship best predicts the demise of a relationship?
  14. The happiest people have excellent social relationships. This is because
  15. Which statement regarding the research findings of partner selection is NOT accurate.
  16. 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?
  17. Which of the following is the most likely physical change that most adults will experience in their 40s ?
  18. In Ryan and Deci’s self-determination theory, the fundamental psychological needs they described include
  19. When a parent is classified as “dismissive” tend to have babies that are
  20. Research on mate selection indicates that people choose mates on the basis of all of the following characteristics, except for
  21. How do sociologists classify actions like entry into marriage and becoming a parent?
  22. Which of the following individuals would most likely be in the reorganizational stage according to Schaie’s view of adult adjustment?
  23. Which of the following are aspects of palliative care?
  24. 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?
  25. What statement is FALSE regarding sterotypes and age discrimination research:
  26. Which of the following is the best example of fifth-stage thinking?
  27. Which of the following has not been proposed as a reason why people seek meaning in their lives?
  28. Which statement is CORRECT regarding the attchment prototypes in peer/romatic tradition:
  29. Reitzes and Mutran suggest Several factors at preretirement are strong predictors of positive attitudes toward retirement later, including
  30. Which of the following descriptions best characterizes the timing of indicators of adulthood in people’s lives today?
  31. Arnett’s research suggests that young adults today believe that adulthood is primarily defined
  32. When considering primary and second control strategies, which statement is FALSE:
  33. According to research by Baltes and associates, in which decade is wisdom acquistion most important?
  34. 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?
  35. Cross-cultural research findings indicate that
  36. Among the important differences between adult pair-bonds and infant-caregiver bonds include all of the following aspects, EXCEPT
  37. Kindling-behavioral sensitization describes
  38. Which of the following is not one of Kitchener’s stages of thinking dimensions:
  39. Petersen and Steward found that the characteristics related to high levels of generativity in adolescents and young adults are:
  40. How do the attitudes toward death among elderly people compare to the attitudes of younger age groups?
  41. Which of the following assumptions is NOT indicative of the life span development model?
  42. Fluid intelligence is to ____________ as crystallized intelligence is to ____________.
  43. Which of the following does NOT contribute to social segregation for the elderly?
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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
  48. King and Kitchener offer specific suggesions for those that work with emerging adults. Which of the following is NOT one of their recommedations:
  49. The “Big Five” personality traits are
  50. A positive emotional style

Set 2

  1. 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.
  2. Which of the following assumptions is NOT indicative of the life span development model?
  3. Which of these is the best definition of relativistic thought according to Perry?
  4. The two types of stress management presented by Lazarus and Folkman are
  5. The “American paradox” refers to
  6. Which of the following is not one of the dimensions that Kitchener used to differentiate the stages of reflective judgment?
  7. Which of the following is not one of Kitchener’s stages of thinking dimensions:
  8. Gender differences in career choice are influenced by gender-role beliefs and life style preferences including this notion
  9. How do the attitudes toward death among elderly people compare to the attitudes of younger age groups?
  10. 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
  11. Among the important differences between adult pair-bonds and infant-caregiver bonds include all of the following aspects, EXCEPT
  12. Which of the following is the best example of fifth-stage thinking?
  13. “The reminiscence bump” refers to
  14. Which statement regarding the research findings of partner selection is NOT accurate.
  15. Research on mate selection indicates that people choose mates on the basis of all of the following characteristics, except for
  16. Which of the following are aspects of palliative care?
  17. According to Erikson’s theory, which developmental task is central to the middle adulthood stage of life?
  18. 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.
  19. Which of the following has not been proposed as a reason why people seek meaning in their lives?
  20. In Ryan and Deci’s self-determination theory, the fundamental psychological needs they described include
  21. Based upon research about marital relationships conducted by Gottman, what feature of a relationship best predicts the demise of a relationship?
  22. 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?
  23. 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
  24. Arnett’s research suggests that young adults today believe that adulthood is primarily defined
  25. High concentrations of ______________ secreted by cells of the immune system are related to maladaptive inflammation.
  26. Which of the following is the most likely physical change that most adults will experience in their 40s ?
  27. 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?
  28. When considering primary and second control strategies, which statement is FALSE:
  29. The “Big Five” personality traits are
  30. Which of the following descriptions best characterizes the timing of indicators of adulthood in people’s lives today?
  31. Kindling-behavioral sensitization describes
  32. 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.
  33. Which of the following does NOT contribute to social segregation for the elderly?
  34. How do sociologists classify actions like entry into marriage and becoming a parent?
  35. Reitzes and Mutran suggest Several factors at preretirement are strong predictors of positive attitudes toward retirement later, including
  36. 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?
  37. Studies of brain activity during the early adult years suggest an increased capacity for
  38. Fluid intelligence is to ____________ as crystallized intelligence is to ____________.
  39. 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?
  40. Which of the following individuals would most likely be in the reorganizational stage according to Schaie’s view of adult adjustment?
  41. Cross-cultural research findings indicate that
  42. What can you reliably predict about normal age-related changes in cognitive functioning in middle adulthood?
  43. Which statement is CORRECT regarding the attchment prototypes in peer/romatic tradition:
  44. Research on job satisfaction indicates which of the following?
  45. A positive emotional style
  46. 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.
  47. What statement is FALSE regarding sterotypes and age discrimination research:
  48. According to research by Baltes and associates, in which decade is wisdom acquistion most important?
  49. The happiest people have excellent social relationships. This is because
  50. 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.
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