Bronfenbrenner's Ecological Theory of Human Development Quiz

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Which term does Urie Bronfenbrenner use to refer to the immediate environment where people experience their daily lives?


According to Bronfenbrenner's theory, which of the following is NOT a characteristic of the microsystem?

Stage theory of human development

Which term is commonly used by most developmental psychologists today to refer to immediate environmental settings and relationships?


According to Bronfenbrenner's theory, the mesosystem refers to the network of interconnections between which of the following?

Various microsystems

In Bronfenbrenner's theory, how might a child's experience of abusive treatment from parents affect their relationships with teachers?

The child may become more aggressive and confrontational with teachers

How might a parent's longer working hours affect their relationship with their child, according to Bronfenbrenner's theory?

The parent may become more distant and detached from the child

Which of the following is an example of an exosystem in Bronfenbrenner's theory?


In Asian countries like South Korea, what is a significant source of academic stress for adolescents?

High school exams

Which of the following is NOT considered part of the exosystem in Bronfenbrenner's theory?


Which of the following best describes the macrosystem in Bronfenbrenner's theory?

The broad system of cultural beliefs and values

Which countries have economic and governmental systems based on the teachings of Islam?

Iran and Saudi Arabia

Which of the following is reflected in a free-market economic system and representative democracy?

Cultural beliefs and values based on individual freedom

Which of the following best describes the chronosystem in Bronfenbrenner's theory?

Changes in historical circumstances over time

Which of the following is an example of the chronosystem in individual development?

Losing a job at 15

Which of the following is an example of the chronosystem in historical changes?

Having more occupational opportunities as a young woman today compared to half a century ago

Test your knowledge on Urie Bronfenbrenner's ecological theory of human development and its key concepts. Explore the multiple influences that shape human development in the social environment and understand the significance of the microsystem.

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