The continuity vs. discontinuity issue in development relates to the idea that development

The continuity vs. discontinuity issue in development relates to the idea that development

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may occur in stages and sequences

is characterized by critical periods

is characterized by either qualitative or quantitative changes

All of the above

Question 2

“Babies vary in the way they react to new things, in their typical moods, in their rate of activity, in the regularity of their daily rhythms, etc. These variations usually go by the name of”

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temperament.

states.

habituation.

instincts.

conditioning.

Question 3

A correlation cannot be used to determine whether

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children who are friendly are also smart.

honesty in school is related to honesty at home.

intelligence is related to friendliness.

honest children have honest parents.

TV violence causes childhood aggression.

Question 4

Research on spatial cognition indicates that

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girls’ play preferences offer them an advantage in spatial cognition.

video games decrease mental rotation abilities.

play hampers the development of spatial skills.

boys score higher than girls on spatial cognition tasks.

it is not influenced by experience.

Question 5

Renaldo is four years old and is experiencing a neurological growth spurt. What skill will he be attaining?

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evidence of some goal-directed planning

fluency in speaking and understanding language

improvements in eye-hand coordination

improvements in memory function

motor coordination