Worksheet 1 – Chapter 4

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Worksheet 1 – Chapter 4


Instructions: Please complete the following questions. You may use your book, the power point presentations provided to you on Angel and your notes. Please do your own work. This worksheet is worth 10pts.

1. If a child has a(n) attachment style, they readily explore using their parent as a secure base and become visibly upset when the caregiver leaves the room. If a child has a(n) attachment style, they often will not leave the caregiver’s side, and may or may not become upset when the caregiver leaves the room.

a. Secure; insecure.

b. Authoritarian; permissive.

c. Insecure; permissive.

d. Secure; authoritative.

2. List the three types of parenting styles and give possible outcomes for each.




3. Jean Piaget and Erik Erikson are well known:

a. Social psychologists.

b. Stage theorists.

c. Biologists.

d. Freudian theorists.

4. Dr. Walsh has given her class Kohlberg’s Hienz dilemma to test the level of their moral reasoning. She simply looks at the answer that the student has given as to whether or not Heinz should have stolen the medicine and assigns them into one of the three categories without reading their reasons for their decision. Is her analysis correct?

a. Yes, just looking at the solution is enough to judge an individuals moral reasoning.

b. Yes, the reason is not important, if they endorse stealing then they have little to no moral reasoning.

c. No, she should have looked at the reason the student gave for their answer to determine the level of moral development.

d. No, there is not enough information provided to determine the student’s level of moral reasoning.

5. In Erikson’s stages of development, he proposes that there is a basic issue at each level. Which answer best describes his FIRST issue?

a. Individuals may feel either a lack of purpose or that they contribute meaningfully to the world.

b. Individuals learn the joy of applying themselves to tasks or they feel inferior.

c. Individual’s needs are either met or not, and they develop either a sense of trust or mistrust regarding the world.

d. Individual’s learn how to initiate tasks or feel guilty about being independent of their caregivers.

6. Maturation gives us what?

a. A predictable pattern of development.

b. Random events.

c. The ability to set goals for ourselves.

d. The set of behaviors we will follow for the rest of our lives.

7. True / False – It is possible to toilet train a baby before it is physically capable of controlling its bladder and bowels (at age of 6 months or earlier).

8. What is the preferential distance for visual stimuli according to babies, and what is one possible reason for this distance?

9. Match the developmental psychologist to the specific type of development he studied (as discussed in class):

a. Jean Piaget Cognitive

b. Karl Kohlberg Social

c. Erik Erikson Moral

10. Matt is 3 and a half and cries when his mother gives his older brother, Mark, two slices of pizza. His mom has found that when she cuts Matt’s pizza into smaller bites, he quiets down and will often express the idea that he has more pizza than his older brother. This mistake is common in this age group, and is an example of the Piagetian concept of:

a. Conservation.

b. Schemas.

c. Accommodation.

d. Assimilation.


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