Psychological Development Stages Quiz

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In Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development, which stage is characterized by achieving object permanence?

Sensorimotor

At what age range do children typically reach the Concrete Operational stage in Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development?

7-11 years old

Which stage in Piaget's theory involves the child's capability to understand some things but not others?

Pre-Operational

What ability is associated with the Concrete Operational stage in Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development?

Classifying objects based on several features

Which stage in Piaget's theory involves becoming concerned with hypothetical and future problems?

Formal Operational

In Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development, which stage involves difficulty taking the viewpoint of others?

Pre-Operational

According to Piaget, what happens when new information does not fit into a person's established view of the world?

The person must reexamine and adjust their thinking to accommodate the new information

Which term refers to the process of adapting to the world through assimilation and accommodation?

Adaptation

In Piaget's theory, what is the process by which a person takes material into their mind from the environment?

Assimilation

What term describes the differences made to one's mind or concepts by the process of assimilation?

Accommodation

According to Piaget, what is the ability to group objects together based on common features?

Classification

Which concept in Piaget's theory involves realizing that objects or sets of objects stay the same even when they are changed or appear different?

Reversibility

According to Kohlberg's theory of moral development, what are some of the moral concepts children form ways of thinking through?

Justice, rights, equality, human welfare

In which stage of Piaget's cognitive development theory would a child typically exhibit egocentric thinking?

Preoperational stage

How does the development of moral judgment differ according to Kohlberg from that proposed by Piaget?

Kohlberg found it to be more gradual and taking longer than Piaget's proposal

Which of the following best describes Heinz's situation in the moral dilemma presented in the text?

Heinz was unable to afford the drug for his wife due to the high cost set by the druggist

Which of the following best characterizes the Concrete Operational stage in Piaget's theory of cognitive development?

Child has difficulty taking the viewpoint of others and classifies objects by a single feature

During which stage of Erikson's psychosocial development would one typically find a conflict between industry and inferiority?

Industry vs. Inferiority

Test your knowledge on the stages of psychological development. Learn about the concept of representing ideas in the mind and the transition from concrete actions to mental representations. Explore how children progress from sensorimotor to pre-operational stages.

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