Human Development - Nature vs. Nurture Quiz

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What is the term for the ability to adapt to and recover from changes and/or difficulties experienced, especially early in life?

Resilience

Which stage of Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development is characterized by the understanding of the world based solely on senses?

Sensorimotor Stage

What is the term for the awareness/knowledge that objects continue to exist even when out of view?

Object Permanence

Which stage of Erikson's Stages of Psychosocial Development involves developmental crises such as executive function?

Industry vs. Inferiority

According to Vygotsky's Theory of Cognitive Development, what is the process in which adults 'back off' on the level of help or guidance they give a child that is learning to master a task?

Scaffolding

What do we call the process involving making new information simply fit into your existing understanding?

Assimilation

Which stage of Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development is characterized by illogical thinking and difficulty taking another’s point of view?

Preoperational Stage

In Vygotsky's Theory of Cognitive Development, what is the understanding that objects can be represented with symbols and gestures called?

Symbolic Thinking

What is the term for the ability to reason and solve problems through deductive reasoning?

Abstract (Hypothetical-Deductive) Reasoning

What is the term for the process in which skills are developed due to developmental crises like executive function?

Industry vs. Inferiority

In Piaget's Stages of Cognitive Development, which stage involves an ability to think logically about abstract concepts and fully manipulate mental representations?

Formal Operational Stage

What do we call the change over time involving both growth and decline?

Nature-Nurture Interaction

Test your knowledge of human development, including the concepts of nature and nurture, nature-nurture interaction, resilience, and dendritic spreading. Explore the definitions, examples, and change over time involving growth and decline in capabilities.

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