Ψ Note: These questions are part of a larger data base of questions on Chapter 22. The questions are selected to represent the type of question you should expect on unit exam seven. You can, in fact, expect to see many of these very same questions on that exam. Exam questions, however, may deal with topics not covered in the self tests or in lectures but are discussed in your textbook. You are responsible for the content of your text book plus the content of lectures, interactive activities, & material on the web site.
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1. Our society places the midlife point at age
2. Begining with the 40th birthday, birthdays are seen as
3. A period of unusual anxiety, reexamination, & transformation is called a
4. The person who is most likely to become a kinkeeper is a
5. Ed is moody, anxious, & self-punishing, Ed is high in
6. Openness is seen as a positive personality trait in
7. A biological explanation for gender convergence stresses
8. Who believed that everyone has both a masculine & feminine side?
9. The "shadow side" concept was developed by
10. Individuals who are accepted in a family that is not their legal or biological family are
11. By age 50, most of us are living with
12. The shift away from the extended family in the U.S.
13. In middle age a person's attitude toward his or her parents usually becomes more
14. A young adult who serves as a "cohort bridge" usually provides
15. Most contemporary grandparents prefer which role?
16. Most Developmentalists ___________ the trend toward uninvolved grand parenting.
17. Most middle aged adults have their closest relationship with a
18. Studies of long term marriages
19. Research indicates that remarried people
20. When one partner works at a "job" to pay the bills, the other partner may then take on a _________ which is lower paying.
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Robert C. Gates
"By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest." - Confucius