children were taught to help cope with anger. p.4 Raising Children
One of the earliest examples of research conducted for the benefit of children was:
the Earl of Shaftesbury's effort to reform child labor practices. p.10 Social Reform Movements
In a study of adopted children, the finding that the only children who had a considerable likelihood of becoming schizophrenic were those who had a schizophrenic biological parent and who were also adopted into a troubled home is evidence of:
he interaction of nature and nurture. p.12 Nature and Nurture: How to Nature and Nurture Together Shape Development?
Which of the following statements is the best example of children's active contribution to their own development?
Manny's quiet nature influences him to seek out other quiet children, with whom he plays quiet games and stays away from the more rambunctious children in his class. p.13 The Active Child
Which of the following activities is NOT a core component of effortful attention?
exerting effort on tasks p.18 Mechanisms of Developmental Change: How Does Change Occur?
The study in which 6-year-old children were presented with a 5-day training program designed to improve effortful attention demonstrated that learning:
can improve both intelligence test scores and brain processes. p.18 Mechanisms of Developmental Change: How Does Change Occur?