1. What does the professor mainly discuss?
- A. A method for teaching infants social-evaluation skills
- B. Various ways that infants learn social-evaluation skills
- C. Evidence that infants are able to evaluate social behavior
- D. Evidence that infants associate certain emotions with certain geometric shapes
2. What did researchers do in the first experiment the professor describes?
[CHOOSE 2 ANSWERS]
- A. They observed infants as they play with wooden blocks.
- B. They observed infants as they interacted with one another.
- C. They presented infants with a series of simple stories.
- D. They observed as the infant chose between two objects.
3. What does the professor imply was the purpose of the second experiment that the researchers conducted?
- A. To determine whether the findings about younger infants also apply to older infants
- B. To find out whether infants’ social-evaluation skills improve with experience
- C. To correct a procedural error in the first experiment
- D. To rule out possible alternative explanations for the results of the first experiment
4. Why did the researchers change the appearance and movement of the climber block in the second experiment?
- A. To make the climber block more visible
- B. To convey that the climber block was not alive
- C. To make the climber block more attractive to the infants
- D. To make the climber block appear more independent
5. According to the professor, what is considered the most significant finding of the experiments described in the lecture?
- A. That infants are able to evaluate social interactions in which they are not involved
- B. That young infants learn social skills by interacting with other infants
- C. That infants are able to evaluate their own social behavior
- D. That infants cannot distinguish between helping interactions and hindering interactions
6. What does the student mean when he says this: 🎧
- A. He doubts that people are born with the ability to make social evaluations
- B. He wonders how researchers came to conclusions about infants’ abilities
- C. He doubts that all infants have the exact some social-evaluation skills
- D. He does not understand why infants need social-evaluation skills