A perspective that compares human thinking processes, by analogy, to computer analysis of data is _____.
The _____ is the person’s appearance, behavior, and brain and body functions.
One historical example of the “different‐equals‐deficit error” is _____.
Justin and Jacob are identical twins. They are the result of _____.
About _____ percent of natural conceptions never implant.
Dizygotic twins have _____ of their genes in common.
The third step in the scientific method involves _____.
With respect to prenatal development, teratogens _____.
Low folic acid during pregnancy can result in _____.
Almost every trait is _____, which means it is affected by many genes.
Labor that is started, speeded, or strengthened with a drug is referred to as _____.
According to Vygotsky, the skills, knowledge, and concepts that the learner is close to acquiring but cannot yet master without help is referred to as _____.
During the germinal period of prenatal development, some cells become part of the brain, some become part of the leg, and some become part of the stomach, etc. The term for this process is _____.
Sammy is 5 years old and spends his day in a wheelchair, assisted by an aide. Sammy can’t control any of his muscles due to brain damage, but he is extremely intelligent. Sammy’s condition has been evident since birth. Sammy has _____.
Jenny just learned that she is 6 weeks pregnant. She is in the _____ period of prenatal development.
The longest period of prenatal development is the _____ period.
If a researcher watches 1‐week‐old babies and records how many times they open and close their eyes while lying in their cribs, he is most likely using _____.
When a baby is born, the zygote has become about _____ trillion cells.
By the end of the ____prenatal month, sex organs develop and are soon visible via ultrasound.
The most common extra‐chromosome condition is _____.
The idea that human development is an ongoing ever‐changing interaction between the body, mind, and every aspect of the environment is known as the _____.
After about the eight‐cell stage within the zygote, cells start to _____, meaning that they take different forms and reproduce at various rates depending on where they are located.
Within Maslow’s hierarchy, the correct order of needs from lowest to highest is _____.
When an ova is surgically removed from an ovary, fertilized in a glass lab dish, and then inserted into the uterus, this process is referred to as _____.
A baby whose birthweight is significantly lower than expected given the time since conception is referred to as _____.
refers to a trait that is affected by many factors, both genetic and environmental, that enhance, halt, shape, or alter the expression of genes, resulting in a phenotype that may differ markedly from the genotype.
Parents of newborn Renata are amazed at their daughter’s responsiveness and reflexes when a professional administers the
To determine if vitamin D consumption causes the progress of multiple sclerosis to slow, a researcher would most likely use
The people in which group are DEFINITELY members of the same cohort?
Which statement about scientific observation is true?
Cigarette smoking is implicated in _____ percent of all low-birthweight births worldwide.
The modeling of behavior is more likely to occur when the model is all of the following EXCEPT _____.
The critical factor in attaining the age of viability is
Unlike Freud, Erikson
The statistic that indicates how much of the variation in a particular trait can be traced to genes is called
A correlation does not indicate that one variable causes the other to occur; rather, it indicates that there is a _____ between the two variables.
A small section of a chromosome that is the basic unit for the transmission of heredity is a _____.
The single cell formed from the union of two gametes, a sperm and ovum, is called a
The name of the full set of genes that provides the instructions for making living organisms is the
According to Piaget, when old ideas are restructured to include new experiences it is called _____.
The idea that human development results from the dynamic interaction between developing persons and their surrounding society is the central thesis of
Which cognitive theorist emphasized the cultural context?
A teratogen is any agent or condition that increases the risk for
Observational learning is also called
The process by which living creatures (including people) adjust to their environment is referred to as
cells are able to produce any other cells.
Empirical evidence is based on
Every person begins life as a single cell, which is called a
The fourth step in the scientific method involves
The head begins to take shape in the _____ week after conception.