Chapter 1 Burton

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    For an explanation of behavior to be "varifiable" it must
    • A. 

      Account for a substantial quantity of behavior

    • B. 

      Provide reliable answers about what people are likely to do under certain circumstances

    • C. 

      Provide the simplest explanation

    • D. 

      Be testable

  • 2. 
    When a pleasant consequence to a behavior results in an increase in the behavior's rate of occurance, what behavioral principle is being used? 
    • A. 

      Negative reinforcement

    • B. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • C. 

      Punishment

    • D. 

      Stimulus control

  • 3. 
    For an explanation of behavior to have predictive utility it must
    • A. 

      Account for a substantial quantity of behavior

    • B. 

      Be testable

    • C. 

      Provide the simplest explanation

    • D. 

      Provide reliable answers about what people are likely to do under certain circumstances

  • 4. 
    ___________ conditioning deals with behaviors that are voluntary rather than reflexive
    • A. 

      Operant

    • B. 

      Respondent

    • C. 

      Reflexive

    • D. 

      Overactive

  • 5. 
    Ms. Sims was having difficulty getting Tia to sit during morning circle. She decided that she would reinforce Tia's attempts to sit during circle time. She began by reinforcing Tia when she was standing next to her chair, then when she had one knee on her chair. She continued this process until Tia reminaed seated during morning circle time. Ms. Sims employed which the following behavioral techniques?
    • A. 

      Modeling

    • B. 

      Shaping

    • C. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • D. 

      Negative reinforcement

  • 6. 
    In explaining behavior, a useful theory must be:
    • A. 

      Inclusive and justifiable

    • B. 

      Inclusive, verifiable, and justifiable

    • C. 

      Verifiable, exclusive, and predictable

    • D. 

      Inclusive, verifiable, have predictive validity, and be parsimonious

  • 7. 
    A relationship among event in which the rate of a behavior's occurence increases when some enviornment condition is removed is:
    • A. 

      Differential reinforcement

    • B. 

      Reinforcement

    • C. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • D. 

      Negative reinforcement

  • 8. 
    Which is NOT a contributor to the behavioral viewpoint?
    • A. 

      Functionalism

    • B. 

      Naturalism

    • C. 

      Animal psychology

    • D. 

      Positivism

  • 9. 
    "Jack can't learn because he has Down syndrome" is an example of what eplanation of behavior?
    • A. 

      Biophysical explanation

    • B. 

      Developmental explanation

    • C. 

      Cognitive explanation

    • D. 

      Behavioral explanation

  • 10. 
    Behaviorist are LEAST concerned with the following:
    • A. 

      Functional relation

    • B. 

      Observable behaviors

    • C. 

      Present events

    • D. 

      Past events

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