PSYC 231 Quiz 2

PSYC 231 QUIZ 2 Answers

  1. Amanda is a star athlete on her high‑school swimming team. Recently she has developed weight loss, amenorrhea, and osteoporosis. Amanda has the classic symptoms of
  2. The sleep‑related hormone secreted at night is
  3. The first menstrual period, which occurs in mid to late gonadarche, is known as
  4. Unprotected sexual intercourse is considered a health‑_____ behavior.
  5. Chemical substances that are secreted by the endocrine glands and carried by the bloodstream are known as
  6. Ben and Alex, ages 12 and 14, live with their biological parents in a middle‑class neighborhood. This is an example of:
  7. The first ejaculation of semen, which occurs in early to mid gonadarche, is known as
  8. The main estrogen that plays an important role in female pubertal development is
  9. Judy and Justin are twins. Which of the following statements about their experiences with gonadarche is most likely to be TRUE?
  10. Doreen has a tumor on her adrenal gland. Doreen is likely to experience problems with her
  11. Kaylee, age 22, has a cup of coffee for breakfast, skips lunch on most days, and eats a huge dinner. She is slightly overweight but does not exercise. She admits to getting by with only a few hours of sleep on weeknights but insists that she makes up for this by “sleeping in” on the weekends. Kaylee’s lifestyle is
  12. Albert Bandura has criticized the evolutionary perspective of psychology because it doesn’t give enough emphasis to the role of
  13. Which of the following is a similarity between Piaget’s and Vygotsky’s theories of cognitive development?
  14. Which of the following is NOT one of the characteristics of self‑regulatory learners?
  15. The 1905 Scale was designed by
  16. The dominant process in early formal operational thought is
  17. Vygotsky stressed the role of _____ on cognitive development.
  18. Martha states that “everyone is staring at my beetle brows” after her mother refuses to drive her to get her eyebrows waxed. Martha’s belief is an example of what David Elkind calls the ______ of adolescence.
  19. The heightened self‑consciousness of adolescence is known as
  20. Grace believes that some aspects of wisdom, such as problem solving with an emphasis on various intrapersonal, interpersonal, and contextual interests, should be taught in schools. Grace’s belief would be shared by which of the following theorists?
  21. Who developed the triarchic theory of intelligence?
  22. The formula devised by William Stern in 1912 for calculating IQ is
  23. Which of the following statements regarding creativity is TRUE?
  24. Which of the following statements about multitasking is TRUE?
  25. Which of the following statements regarding the corpus callosum is NOT true?
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