PSYC343 Week 8 Final Exam
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PSYC343 Adult Development
Question 1 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points
Those who study adult development theorize that ________.
A.Reserve capacity remains the same throughout adulthood.
B.There is no plasticity in how an individual develops.
C.All age periods of development are equally important.
D.None of the above.
Question 2 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points
Paradigms of aging are distinguishable from theories because paradigms ______.
A.are not directly testable
B.are taken out of context
C.are not as respected as theories
D.are too mechanistic
Question 3 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points
Which of the following would be an example of ageism?
A.Hiring a 65 year old consultant because of his wealth of experiences dealing with a variety of clients.
B.A teenager offering to help an older couple load their groceries into their car.
C.Offering an employee the opportunity to retire with benefits once s/he reaches a certain age.
D.A doctor allowing less time per appointment for patients over a certain age.
Question 4 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points
Is the following statement true or false?
"Worldwide, the number of persons age 65 and over is increasing."
Question 5 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points
In 1997, Riley suggested that social dimensions of aging are best understood using a conceptual framework that emphasizes ________.
A.A social paradigm
Question 6 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points
Which examines age-related changes between individuals?
Question 7 of 50 2.0/ 2.0 Points
The idea that intraindividual differences occur in patterns of aging is known as _____.
C.reversibility of change