Child Psychology - Qp20

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  • 1. 
    The use of systematic reinforcement is an important feature of the operant conditioning basis of behaviour modification.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Behaviours that are not reinforced tend to:
    • A. 

      Extinguish

    • B. 

      Elaborate

    • C. 

      Expunge

  • 3. 
    During the procedure of behavioural modification, it is not necessary to clearly identify the problem to start with.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    If the behaviour we wish to reinforce is absent, what is the process developed by Skinner that we should use shaping.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Which of the following are advantages of behaviour modification techniques? (Select 2)
    • A. 

      They do not require any effort

    • B. 

      They are very easy to use

    • C. 

      They generate effective results very quickly

    • D. 

      They are foolproof

  • 6. 
    When dealing with phobias, the aim of the therapy is to diminish the conditioned response.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Treating phobias requires the reinforcement of the CS - CR link.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Behaviour modification concentrates on:
    • A. 

      The history of the child

    • B. 

      Observable behaviours

  • 9. 
    Points systems are often used with which age group?
    • A. 

      1-3 years

    • B. 

      3-7 years

    • C. 

      7 years and over