Ch. 6 Learning Quiz

20 Questions  I  By Kender on April 26, 2010
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1.  . In __________ reinforcement, the reinforcer follows every correct response.
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2.  In Pavlov's experiments with dogs, salivation was the
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3.  The presentation of an aversive stimulus or the removal of a positive stimulus are both examples of
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4.  If you have a snake phobia because you once heard a loud noise while looking at a snake, for you a snake is a(n)
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5.  If the conditioned stimulus is presented many times without reinforcement, we can expect
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6.  A child has learned to avoid a furry, black cat. However, she still plays with her grandmother's short-haired tabby. Her response demonstrates
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7.  The greatest degree of resistance to extinction is typically caused by a __________ schedule of reinforcement.
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8.  In Pavlov's experiments with dogs, the conditioned stimulus was the
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9.  In Pavlov's experiments with dogs, the bell (prior to conditioning) was the
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10.  Jimmy helps his father put away the dishes after dinner. Jimmy's father wants to increase the probability of this behavior and will be most successful by praising Jimmy
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11.  After a response has been extinguished, it will often reappear after a short time has passed. This is called
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12.    The first grade teacher gives students stickers when they perform well. If they earn five stickers in one day they are exempt from homework. The stickers in this example could also be called
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13.  A student does a good job on math problems for homework, and the teacher awards a sticker. This demonstrates the use of
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14.  A dog that gets rewarded for the first bark it makes in each ten minute period is being reinforced on a __________ schedule of reinforcement.
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15.  Operant conditioning was studied by
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16.  Which of the following might serve as a secondary reinforcer?
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17.  In a classic experiment, "Little Albert," a very young boy, was conditioned to be afraid of a rat. He also became fearful of white furry rabbits and bearded men. This is an example of
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18.  Negative reinforcement __________ responding; punishment __________ responding.
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19.  Two schedules of reinforcement that produce the highest rates of response are
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20.  __________ occurs when making a response removes an unpleasant event.
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