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Truth or Fiction - Chapter 1: History, Theories, and Methods



 
Truth or Fiction
Indicate whether the statement is T for Truth or F for Fiction
 

 1. 

During the Middle Ages, children were often treated as miniature adults.
 

 2. 

Children come into the world as “blank tablets”—without inborn differences in intelligence and talents.
 

 3. 

Nail biting and smoking cigarettes are signs of conflict experienced during early childhood.
 

 4. 

Some theorists contend that children actively strive to understand and take charge of their worlds, whereas other theorists argue that children respond passively to environmental stimulation.
 

 5. 

Research with monkeys has helped psychologists understand the formation of attachment in humans.
 

 6. 

To learn how a person develops over a lifetime, researchers have tracked some individuals for more than 50 years.
 



 
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