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Quiz for Chapter 8

Multiple Choice Questions

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1. Feral children are ________.

a) children raised by animals such as wolves or lesser apes
b) children who developed without the influence of human contact
c) children suffering from undiagnosed mental illnesses such as autism
d) children with speech or hearing impediments

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2. ________ is one of the best-known and most influential philosophers associated with sensationalism.

a) Russell
b) Rousseau
c) Nietzsche
d) Sartre

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3. Itard developed an educational plan that relied heavily on ________.

a) sensory training
b) physical fitness
c) memorization
d) enculturation

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4. Bowlby specified that children suffer terribly from ________.

a) physical deprivation
b) paternal deprivation
c) maternal deprivation
d) patriarchal deprivation

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5. Feminist scholars have criticized Bowlby's attachment theory for which of the following reasons?

a) It confines women to lives based on childrearing and domesticity.
b) It places all responsibility with women in marriages.
c) It socially stigmatizes women who choose to not have children.
d) It centres issues of nurturing and child rearing primarily on the mother–infant relationship.

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True or False Questions

1. Lorenz observed that immediately after it is hatched, a gosling looks around for a moving object to follow.

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2. Children are eager to break social bonds to assert their independence.

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3. By between seven and nine months of age, the infant has discovered that different individuals can share the same feelings and intentions.

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4. Humans are all born as blank slates.

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5. Socialization is a unified process.

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Fill in the Blank Questions

1. Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century philosophers and social thinkers were fascinated with the issue of ________ children.

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2. The strain of philosophy known as sensationalism was also called ________ empiricism.

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3. The sensationalists viewed the human mind at infancy as a ________, without any innate principles, primary notions, or ideas.

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4. Harlow found that social deprivation had long-term effects on ________ behaviour.

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5. Almost from birth the interaction between an infant and his primary caregiver is based on ________ recognition.

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Short Answer Questions

1. What are the consequences of keeping a child isolated from socialization?

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2. How did Bowlby's argument about attachment reflect the social concerns of his time?

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3. What were the conclusions of Harlow's research regarding infant rhesus monkeys?

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