PSYC 676 Quiz Disorders of Social Cognition

PSYC 676 Quiz: Disorders of Social Cognition and Executive Functioning

Covers the Learn material from Module 4: Week 4.

  1. 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?
  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. A child with autism is less likely to be able to distinguish between what is socially important and what is not when compared to typically developing peers. This is known as a child’s:
  4. 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?
  5. Which of the following statements would the authors of your text most likely endorse as it relates to the identification of childhood disorders?
  6. 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?
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Which of the following statements is most accurate regarding parental input regarding a possible diagnosis of ASD?
  10. 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?
  11. The type of intervention used with ASD that focuses on discrete trials and intensive interactions between the child and an adult is known as
  12. Researchers have found that toddlers diagnosed with ASD show a “striking imbalance” in their lack of engagement with people and enhanced engagement with
  13. Which of the following statements is true regarding the developmental trajectory of autism spectrum disorder?
  14. 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:
  15. The authors of the text would most likely endorse which of the following statements regarding the validity of the diagnosis of ADHD in children?
  16. Children with ADHD may be eligible for specialized educational services under which of these acts?
  17. All of the following are considered psychosocial interventions for the treatment of ADHD EXCEPT:
  18. Which of the following factors related to the etiology of ADHD and child factors are INCORRECTLY matched?
  19. One of the positives that may come out of behaviors associated with ADHD is
  20. 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:
  21. When parents set limits on a young child’s television viewing they are shaping a child’s executive functioning through which of these?
  22. The two-factor model of ADHD assumes which of the following core deficits?
  23. 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?
  24. 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
  25. Children diagnosed with ADHD are more likely to show dysfunctions in which neurotransmitter/s?
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