Essay on Week 2 Quiz Chapters 3 and 4

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Question :
According to the text, __________ refers to biochemical or genetic changes that cause cell mutations and that account for predictable for age-related diseases.

Student Answer:

damage theory

free radicals

epigenetics

programmed theories Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in Section 4.1 Theories of Primary Aging, in Adult Development and Learning.

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Question 2.
Question :
_____________ disputed Pavlov’s ideas in the early 20th century and established that the associations between stimuli and responses mold or shape learning and associations through repetition.

Student Answer:

Skinner

Piaget
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Question :
___________ is the gradual loss of muscle mass.

Student Answer:

Osteoporosis

Sarcopenia

Atherosclerosis

Osteoarthritis Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in Section 4.2 Visible Changes in Adulthood, in Adult Development and Learning.

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Question 11.
Question :
The combination of additional perspectives that explain behaviors is consistent with ___________.

Student Answer:

postformal thought

cognitive thought

interactionist perspectives

the reflective judgmental model Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in Section 3.5 Cognitive Theory, in Adult Development and Learning.

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Question 12.
Question :
Amalia was born in the United States to parents who emigrated from Central America in their twenties. Amalia expects to live well into her eighties or nineties. However, her parents do not expect to live past roughly 75 years of age. The disparity in expectations reflects ___________.

Student Answer:

an example of programmed theories

primary aging

secondary aging

mortality rates Instructor Explanation:
The answer can be found in the introduction to Chapter 4, in Adult Development and Learning.

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Question 13.

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