Two Childhood Psychology Lesson Quizes

Lesson 6

When you successfully complete this lesson, you will be able to:

  1. Describe patterns of growth occurring during middle childhood.
  2. Discuss why many U.S. children are overweight.
  3. Recognize factors contributing to the risk for children to develop asthma.
  4. Explain changes in motor development during middle childhood.
  5. Identify types of disorders affecting learning.
  6. Describe aspects of Piaget’s concrete-operational stage of cognitive development.
  7. Discuss theories of moral development.
  8. Summarize the information-processing approach to cognitive development.
  9. Define intelligence and creativity.
  10. Discuss theories of intelligence.
  11. Explain how language develops during middle childhood.
  12. Indicate advantages and disadvantages of being bilingual.

Lesson 7

These objectives reflect the important concepts of this lesson and should be used to guide your studies and your preparation for the exam.

  1. Summarize theories of development (social and emotional) for middle childhood.
  2. Describe the influences of family during middle childhood.
  3. Discuss the influence of peer relationships in middle childhood.
  4. Explain the influence of school on social and emotional development during middle childhood.
  5. List kinds of social and emotional problems that may be experienced during middle childhood.
  6. Differentiate between the terms adolescence and puberty.
  7. Describe the pubertal changes in boys and girls.
  8. Describe brain development during adolescence.
  9. Recognize risk factors for adolescents in contracting STIs.
  10. Discuss the health needs of adolescents.
  11. Differentiate between anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
  12. Indicate factors contributing to eating disorders.
  13. Define substance abuse and dependence.
  14. Describe factors associated with substance abuse and dependence