U.S. students in 2009 considered which of the following objectives as the most important?
being very well off financially
Which statement illustrated Perry's concept of Relativism Discovered?
Everyone has the right to an opinion when authorities don't know the right answer.
Compared to 50 years ago, today's U.S. college population:
is more diverse and heterogeneous.
In the first year of college, learning and cognitive growth depend mostly on:
the student's motivation and engagement with education.
A research study of people aged 13–45 found that logical skills improved from ______ to ______, then stayed steady.
adolescence; emerging adulthood
Adult thinking can be ordered in terms of increasing levels of:
complexity and integration.
Describing college students in North America today, it is true that:
there are more females than males
Grappling with personal and social problems during late adolescence and emerging adulthood using both emotion and logic demonstrates ______ thought.
The critical intellectual accomplishment of adulthood is:
combining emotion & logic
Which of the following personal facts correlates with depth and flexibility of thought in adulthood?
Kevin is a high-school junior who has wanted to attend college since he was in elementary school. According to recent research, what will most significantly influence whether Kevin will attend college, and if he does, once he gets there, whether he will graduate?
his family's income
Jeff is a fun-loving, intelligent, responsible teenager who likes to dye his hair different colors. However, he is concerned that other people might construe his hair color as reflection of low achievement. His concern is over:
A common logical error of emerging adults is delay discounting, the tendency to:
undervalue events in the future
Identify the true statement about developmentalists' view of faith and religion.
It progresses from a self-centered perspective to a many-sided, altruistic view.
According to Fowler, Mother Teresa, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Mohandas Gandhi exhibited which stage of faith?
Most emerging adults struggle with ______; however, adults gradually master it as their cognition matures.
Factors such as education, specific dilemmas, and culture correlate ______ with whether a person's moral judgments emphasize relationships or absolutes.
more strongly than gender
Which of the following statements about the structure of higher education in the United States currently as compared to several decades ago is true?
Enrollment in community colleges has increased.
A possible fifth stage of cognitive development that characterizes adult thinking is:
Compared to formal operational thinking, postformal thought is characterized by:
After Brenda finished college and began working in her chosen field, she saw her life becoming:
less playful & more practical
In an essay, Michelle begins by writing that knowing the truth sets people free. In her next paragraph, she opposes this idea with the idea that knowing the truth often involves learning about limitations and constraints on freedom. In her third paragraph, Michelle integrates these two perspectives. Michelle's essay best demonstrates:
Maria just signed the papers for her student loan. The approximate percentage of all U.S. students who take out student loans to finance their educations is:
Stereotype threat is a:
a form of self-prejudice
Joe is at the low end of Perry's scheme of cognitive development. He believes that:
authorities know what is right
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