PSYC 645 Quiz Social Cognition

PSYC 645 Quiz: Disorders of Social Cognition and Executive Functioning

  1. Smith is investigating the link between a specific neuron and a child with ASD’s deficits in imitating others. What is the name of this neuron?
  2. Temple is a 15-year-old high school student who is in advanced placement classes and has been diagnosed with ASD. If she is like other high- functioning adolescents with ASD she is most likely to also be diagnosed with which of the following disorders?
  3. Children with ASD often show deficits in planning, memory, impulse control, and an ability to control their attention. This is related to which of the following?
  4. Which of the following have been identified as early precursors of autism spectrum disorder?
  5. Researchers have found that toddlers diagnosed with ASD show a “striking imbalance” in their lack of engagement with people and enhanced engagement with
  6. The observation that children diagnosed with ASD appear obsessed with how things work rather than how people work is an example of what two concepts?
  7. Autism spectrum disorder used to include all of the following EXCEPT:
  8. Which of the following statements is most accurate regarding parental input regarding a possible diagnosis of ASD?
  9. Which of the following statements is true regarding the developmental trajectory of autism spectrum disorder?
  10. Nine-month-old Andrew looks intently at his older brother as he talks to him. In response he coos and babbles, as if having a conversation with his brother. Andrew is demonstrating an important social learning task that exemplies
  11. Five-year-old Bethany enters to the room and promptly sits on the school psychologist’s lap without acknowledging her. This is an example of Bethany’s ability to differentiate what is social and nonsocial and is known as
  12. According to the authors of this text, children with ASD are often most impaired by which aspect of this disorder?
  13. Rene and Michele’s young son has just been diagnosed with ASD. What would be the best source of intervention information for them to consider?
  14. Children diagnosed with ADHD are more likely to show dysfunctions in which neurotransmitter/s?
  15. Although Angel plans on going to college when he graduates next year he has difficulty attending classes on a regular basis, choosing instead to hang out with his friends at the mall. Angel may be having difficulty with
  16. Which of the following statement is most accurate regarding the relationship between ADHD and family and environmental factors?
  17. According to researchers the highest risk for the development of associated disorders occurs during which period of childhood?
  18. Samuelson specializes in research related to ADHD. Based on the most common deficits found in ADHD, his research might focus on all of the following EXCEPT:
  19. Jensen is consulting research on ADHD that would help her decide the best course of action for her young patients. One example of longitudinal research that investigated various types of interventions is the:
  20. When parents set limits on a young child’s television viewing they are shaping a child’s executive functioning through which of these?
  21. The authors of the text would most likely endorse which of the following statements regarding the validity of the diagnosis of ADHD in children?
  22. Which of the following factors related to the etiology of ADHD and child factors are INCORRECTLY matched?
  23. The authors of the text would assert that differential diagnoses are important for which of the following reasons?
  24. All of the following are considered psychosocial interventions for the treatment of ADHD EXCEPT:
  25. Lyle was diagnosed with ADHD when he was four years old and received consistent and effective treatment including medication. According to longitudinal studies Lyle is less likely to experience which of these outcomes as an adolescent?
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