Developmental Psychology

Q: A toddler learning to use the toilet who sometimes feels bad when he or she "messes up" is at Erikson's stage called

(a) :  identity versus role confusion.
(b) :  initiative versus guilt.
(c) :  autonomy versus shame and doubt.
(d) :  intimacy versus isolation.
(e) :  None of the Above
Answer:  autonomy versus shame and doubt.

Q: Some children go through a period of intense appetite when they eat or chew on all sorts of inedible substances. This is called

(a) :  pica.
(b) :  enuresis.
(c) :  encopresis.
(d) :  anorexia.
(e) :  None of the Above
Answer:  pica.

Q: Conformity to peer values often

(a) :  peaks in late adolescence.
(b) :  inhibits personal growth.
(c) :  assures an individual of acceptance.
(d) :  inhibits a member-of-society perspective.
(e) :  None of the Above
Answer:  assures an individual of acceptance.

Q: Behavior directed by self-accepted moral principles represents the __________ level of moral development.

(a) :  preconventional
(b) :  postconventional
(c) :  unconventional
(d) :  conventional
(e) :  None of the Above
Answer:  postconventional

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