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A central question in developmental psychology is whether the child's development is the result of genetic endowment or environmental influences. This question is usually referred to as the
 
  a. behavior analysis debate. c. psychosocial debate.
  b. biology-destiny debate. d. nature-nurture debate.

Question 2

Which of the following is not an example of the ways in which research can assist in the social policy?
 
  a. Identifying social problems that limit or interfere with child development
  b. Designing and carrying out programs to reduce or eliminate factors that hinder children's psychological health
  c. Lobbying for government involvement in the allocation of funds to child welfare
  d. Shedding light on the cultural and social goals that are most beneficial to children

Question 3

________ are plans and efforts established by local, regional, or national organizations and agencies designed to achieve a particular purpose with respect to the members of a society.
 
  a. Social theories c. Social hypotheses
  b. Social policies d. Social gatherings

Question 4

A theory that explains and predicts behavior is useful for
 
  a. translating ideas into applications.
  b. translating theories into hypotheses.
  c. turning hypotheses into social policy.
  d. turning research methods into training programs.

Question 5

A good theory goes beyond the simple explanation of a phenomenon to ________ the occurrence of that phenomenon.
 
  a. describe c. change
  b. refute d. predict

Question 6

Dr. Barenboin is a biologist and a researcher interested in children and their development, thus she is part of the field of ________.
 
  a. developmental psychology c. child psychology
  b. developmental science d. behavioral science
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Answer to q. 1

D

Answer to q. 2

C

Answer to q. 3

B

Answer to q. 4

A

Answer to q. 5

D

Answer to q. 6

B
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