Human Development A Life-Span View 7th Edition by Robert V. Kail – Test Bank

Human Development A Life-Span View 7th Edition by Robert V. Kail – Test Bank

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Human Development A Life-Span View 7th Edition by Robert V. Kail – Test Bank

 ISBN-10: 130511664X, ISBN-13: 9781305116641

1. ​Who is most likely interested in the study of human development?

a. Dr. Harvey, who studies the brain cells of infants
b. ​Dr. Hatfield, who studies eating disorders
c. ​Dr. Deal, who studies how political attitudes change with age
d. ​Dr. Hersh, who studies elderly patients with Alzheimer’s disease

 

ANSWER:   c
REFERENCES:   1.1 Thinking About Development
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:   KAIL.HDEV.16.1.1.1 – What fundamental issues of development have scholars addressed throughout history?
KEYWORDS:   Bloom’s: Apply

 

2. ​The nature of the scientific study of human development can best be described as

a. ​multidisciplinary.
b. ​focused on groups rather than individuals.
c. ​nontheoretical.
d. ​emphasis on stability over change.

 

ANSWER:   a
REFERENCES:   1.1 Thinking About Development
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:   KAIL.HDEV.16.1.1.1 – What fundamental issues of development have scholars addressed throughout history?
KEYWORDS:   Bloom’s: Thinking Critically

 

3. ​Which question best captures the spirit of most individuals who study human development with a nature/nurture focus?

a. ​How do genes and environmental factors interact in the development of memory processes?
b. ​Which human behaviors are determined genetically, and which are determined by environmental factors?
c. ​At what age do environmental factors surpass genetic factors as most important in human development?
d. ​Which genes are responsible for childhood behavior, and which genes are responsible for adult behavior?

 

ANSWER:   a
REFERENCES:   1.1 Thinking About Development
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:   KAIL.HDEV.16.1.1.1 – What fundamental issues of development have scholars addressed throughout history?
KEYWORDS:   Bloom’s: Thinking Critically

 

4. ​Which term does not belong in this group?

a. ​Experiential
b. ​Nurture
c. ​Environmental
d. ​Hereditary

 

ANSWER:   d
REFERENCES:   1.1 Thinking About Development
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:   KAIL.HDEV.16.1.1.1 – What fundamental issues of development have scholars addressed throughout history?
KEYWORDS:   Bloom’s: Thinking Critically

 

5. ​Dr. Kim takes a strong nature position with regard to the origins of intellectual disabilities. Therefore, she would most likely hypothesize that her son’s intellectual disability (formally known as mental retardation) is due to

a. ​her parenting style.
b. ​his genes.
c. ​his exposure to a toxic chemical prior to birth.
d. ​random chance.

 

ANSWER:   b
REFERENCES:   1.1 Thinking About Development
LEARNING OBJECTIVES:   KAIL.HDEV.16.1.1.1 – What fundamental issues of development have scholars addressed throughout history?
KEYWORDS:   Bloom’s: Apply

 

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