Canadian Psychology

Each question 1-4 has a 500-word limit so it cannot pass that. the questions are from Canadian psychology: from inquiry to understanding textbooks and lectures which I can provide. no special formatting juts have to answer the questions no quotes needed. Midterm Question-1 LIFESPAN DEVELOPMENT a) In your own words, explain what the Strange Situation test is, what it measures, how it categorizes infant behavior, and outline its shortcomings. b) In your own words, explain the false-belief test. Using your own specific examples, differentiate between the thinking patterns of a six-year-old child and a nine-year-old child, according to Piaget’s theory of cognitive development. c) Regarding Kohlberg’s theory, use your own specific examples to differentiate between a conventional moral reasoner and a post-conventional moral reasoner. d) Outline the four child-rearing practices (based on love and guidance/discipline), and explain the benefits (if any) of each. How can one avoid becoming a pushover parent? Midterm Question-2 LANGUAGE and COGNITION a) Cognitive economy serves an adaptive function for humans but does so at a price. Discuss the benefits and potential liabilities of cognitive economy b) Compare and contrast the four theoretical accounts of language acquisition. c) What is linguistic determinism? Describe and explain the sources of evidence that provide a reason for us to doubt linguistic determinism. d) What three elements define formal language; give an original example of each. Outline the procedure of Berko-Gleason’s Wugs Test. What is linguistic relativity? What evidence exists to support it Midterm Question-3 INTELLIGENCE a) Describe three ways in which IQ tests have been misused historically. b) What is the Flynn effect? Discuss and describe the four environmental influences on why this effect may have occurred. c) What is emotional intelligence? What does it assess, and how useful is EQ relative to IQ? d) In your own words, define both reliability and validity. Explain using an original example of how a test can still be reliable but not valid, but a test that is not reliable can never be valid. Midterm Question-4 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY a) In your own words, explain the fundamental attribution error? Discuss how culture influences the fundamental attribution error. How was the fundamental attribution error relevant to Milgram’s study of obedience? b) Using your own words, what is altruism? Discuss the situational, individual, and gender differences in helping behavior. c) In your own words, define prejudice, including its 3 component parts. Explain Jane Elliott’s eye-color demonstration and speculate on whether it would be relevant today. d) Explain how one of the compliance techniques helps us to explain participants’ willingness to administer increasingly higher levels of shock during Milgram’s study on obedience?

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