1. Ricardo believes that, rather than progressing through a sequence of stages, mental processes gradually get more complex and efficient. Ricardo is most likely a proponent of ____________________.
2. Louis discovers that the experiences he has in his developmental psychology class help him to deal with the children he works with at a daycare center. This relationship is best described by Bronfenbrenner's notion of _____________________.
3. Dr. Lund stages a fire drill at the elementary school in order to study how children respond to potential emergency situations. Dr. Lund's method would best be described as a(n) _____________________.
4. You are reading the results of a study that tracked how a particular individual's religious beliefs changed over the course of her life. The study you are reading is most likely a(n) ______________________ study
5. Which statement is not consistent with ethical research?
6. Which results would not support the idea that genes play a significant role in behavior?
7. Halley is 40-years-old, and she and her daughter Berry, 20, are both currently pregnant. Which statement concerning these two mothers is most accurate?
8. How many of the following (aspirin, nicotine, cocaine, caffeine) are potential teratogens?
9. Maternal stress is most likely to negatively impact a developing embryo/fetus when that stress is _____________________________.
10. Huntington's disease is an unusual genetic disorder in that it is a fatal disease caused by dominant alleles that ________________________.
11. Self-reports are a rather easy and quick way to gather information, there are fewer potential ethical issues than many other forms of research, and they are relatively inexpensive. Why aren't they the method of choice for developmental research?