Chapter 7: Growing and Developing

True or False?

Remember – try to go beyond True or False, write down what you know about the topic.


  1. Kohlberg argued that children at the preconventional stage of moral development focus on obtaining rewards and avoiding punishment.
  2. Infants will show the Moro reflex in response to loud noise.
  3. Ainsworth found that the majority of children have an ambivalent attachment.
  4. Fluid intelligence typically increases as people get older.
  5. According to Kubler-Ross there are five phases of grief.
  6. Authoritative parents are high in demandingness and low in responsiveness.
  7. According to Piaget, children are not born with an understanding of object permanence.
  8. A longitudinal design uses the same participants multiple times over an extended period.
  9. The timing of puberty is determined by the social clock.
  10. According to Piaget, the preoperational stage starts at around age seven.


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  7. true
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