The continuity vs. discontinuity issue in development relates to the idea that development
may occur in stages and sequences
is characterized by critical periods
is characterized by either qualitative or quantitative changes
All of the above
“Babies vary in the way they react to new things, in their typical moods, in their rate of activity, in the regularity of their daily rhythms, etc. These variations usually go by the name of”
A correlation cannot be used to determine whether
children who are friendly are also smart.
honesty in school is related to honesty at home.
intelligence is related to friendliness.
honest children have honest parents.
TV violence causes childhood aggression.
Research on spatial cognition indicates that
girls’ play preferences offer them an advantage in spatial cognition.
video games decrease mental rotation abilities.
play hampers the development of spatial skills.
boys score higher than girls on spatial cognition tasks.
it is not influenced by experience.
Renaldo is four years old and is experiencing a neurological growth spurt. What skill will he be attaining?
evidence of some goal-directed planning
fluency in speaking and understanding language
improvements in eye-hand coordination
improvements in memory function