Practice Quizzes

  1. Understanding development and the abilities of young children requires creative thinking when designing research studies. What are some of the techniques that psychologists have used to further our understanding of young children?

  2. How do infants communicate with their caregivers? Can they use language?

  3. How useful is the nature–nurture debate in helping us to understand the abilities of very young children?

  4. Children are all unique. How do we reconcile this knowledge with the stage theories of development?

  5. How can what we know about styles of attachment in early life be used to successfully support children as they go through life?