PSYC MOD 11

The process of developing a sense of identity during adolescence was highlighted by
Erikson’s psychosocial development theory.
Research on teen social relationships indicates that most adolescents
like their parents
Who analyzed people’s answers to moral dilemmas for evidence of different stages of moral reasoning?
Lawrence Kohlberg
Adolescence extends from
the beginnings of sexual maturity to independent adulthood.
Children’s English accents are more likely to be influenced by their
peers than by their parents
Adolescents and their parents are most likely to have disagreements regarding
homework.
Regis thinks it’s wrong to drive over the speed limit simply because he might get punished for doing so. He is demonstrating Kohlberg’s ________ stage of morality.
preconventional
Whose stage theory of moral development was based on how people reasoned about ethical dilemmas?
Kohlberg
The speed of neurotransmission in the frontal lobe increases during adolescence due to the growth of
myelin
Which of the following phases of development extends from the beginnings of sexual maturity to independent adulthood?
adolescence
The sexual abuse of a very young child is so emotionally repulsive to most people that they immediately recognize it as shamefully immoral. This best illustrates that moral judgments may reflect
affectively laden intuitions.
According to Erikson, trust is to infancy as identity is to
adolescence
Allowing 26-year-olds to remain on their parents’ health insurance illustrates an increasing recognition of a phase of life called
emerging adulthood
During adolescence, maturation of the ________ lags behind maturation of the ________.
frontal lobes; limbic system
The developmental stage of adolescence is likely to be briefest in cultures where teens are
financially self-supporting
Persistent exclusion from peer social relationships is most likely to increase teens’ risk for
depression
Vincent’s ability to reason hypothetically in his geometry class indicates that he is in the ________ stage of development.
formal operational
“Facebook fatigue” is most likely to be experienced by adolescents who become overly absorbed by
social networking
An awareness that children’s temperaments influence parents’ child-rearing practices should inhibit our tendency to
blame parents for our own dysfunctional characteristics.
Erikson suggested that the adolescent search for identity is followed by a developing capacity for
intimacy
Boys who are stronger and more athletic during their early teen years tend to be ________ independent and ________ at risk for alcohol use and delinquency.
more; more
According to Erikson, infancy is to trust as adolescence is to
identity
Much of our psychological reasoning occurs on the “low road” of automatic unconscious thinking. This best illustrated by our
moral intuitions.
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