Developmental Psychology

Q: Discrimination or prejudice on the basis of age is called

(a) :  gerontism.
(b) :  autism.
(c) :  ageism.
(d) :  senilism.
(e) :  None of the Above
Answer:  ageism.
Explanation:  

Q: A successful alternative to drug treatment for hyperactivity is

(a) :  psychotherapy.
(b) :  behavior modification or behavior management.
(c) :  punishment.
(d) :  progressive inhibition.
(e) :  None of the Above
Answer:  punishment.
Explanation:  

Q: As children begin their elementary school years, they enter Erikson's stage of

(a) :  initiative versus independence.
(b) :  industry versus inferiority.
(c) :  education versus indolence.
(d) :  autonomy versus conformity.
(e) :  None of the Above
Answer:  industry versus inferiority.
Explanation:  

Q: Initiative and independence are fostered by

(a) :  giving a child freedom to play, to use imagination, and to choose activities.
(b) :  a child's experience with toilet training.
(c) :  acquiring personal autonomy.
(d) :  learning a sense of industry.
(e) :  None of the Above
Answer:  giving a child freedom to play, to use imagination, and to choose activities.
Explanation:  

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