Richard plays video games for many hours each day. Richard can expect to have lower
Several of Jamel’s friends agree to gather Thursday evening and study for their physics exam, and they invite him to come along. Jamel’s friends are
Spreading insults and rumors by means of e-mails, text messages, or Web postings is called
Bottom-up reasoning is also referred to as _____ reasoning.
Barrett is serving a 2-year mission for his church at the age of 19. When he returns home from his mission assignment, he will decide whether or not to attend college and will make decisions about career and family. Barrett’s current status is identity
Later high school start times have been associated with all of the following EXCEPT
Ty started to behave aggressively at age 5, and by age 8 was caught shoplifting several times. Ty is now age 25 and has committed armed robbery. Ty would be considered to be a(n)
Adolescent victims of cyberbullying are likely to
A school schedule that begins at _____ and ends at _____ would be the best fit for adolescent sleep patterns.
In general, as children experience puberty, their self-esteem
Heavy drinking impairs memory and self-control by
The mistaken belief that if money, time, or effort that cannot be recovered has already been invested in some endeavor, more should be invested in an effort to reach the goal is called
Psychosocial development during adolescence involves the search for a(n)
An approach to understanding intelligence that holds that intelligence can be directly increased by effort is referred to as the _____ approach.
Which of the following symptoms is NOT associated with anorexia nervosa?
The first outward sign of puberty in a typical girl is
Approximately 1 in _____ adolescent boys is affected by clinical depression.
The term for a pause in identity formation, when alternatives are explored before final choices are made, is known as
An adolescence-limited offender refers to someone who
The urge to conform to one’s peers in behavior, dress, and attitude is referred to as
Klaczynski’s research found that logical thinking improved with age and education, but not with
Which type of parenting is most effective during adolescence?
Some parent–child bickering during the adolescent years may indicate
A recent study of teens in New York City found the teens MOST at risk for sexual violence and STIs had
According to Erikson, adolescents are in the stage of
Body chemicals that regulate sleep, moods, hunger, and stress are called _____.
Aaron has a busy week of school ahead. He has a report due in history, a paper due in English, a test in biology, a concert for music, and two basketball games. In order to effectively manage all of these activities, Aaron will need to engage what type of thought?
Fifteen‐year‐old Richard wants to be allowed to drive the family car, even though he does not yet have a driver’s license. When his parents ask him why he thinks he should have driving privileges, he answers, “I know other kids who do it, and it’s just stupid that I have to wait another three months until I turn 16.” This is an example of what kind of thinking?
Statistically, which adolescent is MOST apt to experience menarche first?
Secondary sex characteristics are traits that _____.
Which student is MOST likely to be admired during middle school?
Restrictive and controlling parenting practices are associated with _____.
According to the results of the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the countries with the highest math test scores are _____.
One type of high school class that is assessed by externally scored exams that may satisfy college requirements is _____.
Unhappiness with one’s physical appearance is a _____ phenomenon.
Research indicates that a majority of adolescent girls in the United States are trying to _____.
The day‐night cycle that occurs approximately every 24 hours is the _____.
The notion that two networks exist within the human brain, one for emotional and one for analytical processing of stimuli, is called _____.
Juanita just solved this math problem: (35xy2)(6zy3). Her ability to do so places her in which of Piaget’s stages of cognitive development?
Jamal and his classmates are taking a test today that will determine if they graduate from high school. Jamal and his classmates are taking a(n) _____ test.
Taylor spends one hour getting ready for school. She insists on only wearing brand‐name clothes. Taylor also wears specific sunglasses to demonstrate that she is a member of the popular crowd, and she participates in verbal bullying of students in the loner crowd. Taylor is most likely to be at what level of the education system?
According to Erikson, what is one of the four aspects of identity?
Elyse broke up with her boyfriend after a fight. She has spent the last week repeatedly going over the fight in her mind, which has caused her to sink into depression. Her continual reliving of the fight is known as _____.
Bickering between parents and adolescents is most likely to _____.
During puberty, young people center on themselves, in part because brain maturation heightens _____.
Seventeen‐year‐old Andrew failed several classes, lost his job, and spends most of his time sleeping on the couch. When his parents voice their disapproval, he replies, “Whatever.” Andrew’s response indicates _____.
Many high school graduates enroll in a post‐secondary school (e.g., college). _____ individuals graduate from a post‐secondary school.
Abstinence‐only sex‐education programs that were federal policy in the United States until 2009 _____ the adolescents’ engagement in sexual activity.
_____ adolescents totally reject the religion in which they’ve grown up.