Adolescent Growth and Development

In the study of moral development, what three domains are examined?
Thought, Behavior, and Feeling
What are the two dimensions of moral development?
Interpersonal and Intrapersonal
What statement best describes heteronomous morality?
Moral thinking is often tied to punishment. Rules are unchangeable
Which term refers to a child’s belief that if she or he breaks a rule, punishment is “sure to come?
Imminent Justice
According to Kohlerg, at what level of moral reasoning is behavior completely controlled by internal standards and principles?
According to Erikson, adolescents who have become disillusioned with the religious training they received when younger will most likely
Lose there since of purpose
What is the major difference between Kohlberg’s and Gilligan’s theories of moral development?
Kohlberg was concepts of justice….. Gilligan was more about care
Which character education program follows the “care” perspective, giving students opportunities to engage in
Service Learing
Currently 40 out of 50 states require schools to provide some sort of ______________ for students
Character Education
When surveyed about important moral issues, most students described dilemmas centered on
Interpersonal Reltionships
Removing one’s hat during the singing of the national anthem is an example of a _____________ decision.
Social conventional
Which of the following is not a research-supported statement about culture?
Even when there are compromises, cultural values remain intact.
Which term refers to a grouping of people according to their similar economic, occupational, and educational characteristics?
Socioeconomic status
Two important dimensions of culture are
Ethnicity and Social Economic Status
In your first conversations with him, a new acquaintance describes his religion, native language, and some general characteristics of the people in his country. He has given his
The tendency to favor one’s own group over other groups is called
Typical parents in the US likely place an emphasis on ____________ in their children.
Achievement in individuality
According to Reed Larson, American adolescents, compared to adolescents in other countries, have too much
Unstructured time
A group of people gives up its particular cultural identity while moving into a larger cultural grouping. This is referred to as
Celia speaks Spanish at home and English at work, an example of the _______ model of cultural adaptation.
A seminar for teachers that attempts to help them understand the basic characteristics of the different ethnic groups represented in their classes is an example of the _________________ model
An immigrant family retaining the language of their home culture but encouraging their son to play American football because of the social and educational opportunities related to athletics in American schools might be an example of ___________________.
The absence of clearly defined rites of passage in a culture may lead to
Confusion about when reaching adult status
Research comparing the parental and adolescent cultural values in immigrant families showed that
Parents place more value on family obligations than adolescents do
What double disadvantage do many ethnic minority adolescents face?
Poverty and Discrimination
Many studying examining ethnic differences in adolescent behavior fail to consider
Socioeconomic Status
A comparison of Asian American and White American adolescents’ studying showed that Asian Americans were more likely to
See studying as positive and connect them with future goals
What ethnic minority group has the lowest standard of living, the highest teenage-pregnancy rate, the highest suicide rate, and the highest dropout rate of any ethnic group in the US?
Native American
According to the text, heavy television use may produce a lifestyle that is
Based on class discussion, which of the following is a true statement regarding cultural diversity in general?
All the Above
Poverty has been highly correlated with which of the following outcomes?
All the Above
Most research concerning TV violence has found that long-term exposure to the TV violence
Associated with aggressive behavior
Television seems to have a large impact on adolescents’ ideas about sex and violence because
No one else is telling them different