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Learning Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz about AQA Unit 2 Psychology Learning.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the definition of learning?
    • A. 

      A procedure during which an animal or person learns to associate a reflex response with a new stimulus.

    • B. 

      A relatively permanent change in behaviour due to experience.

    • C. 

      A conditioned response dies out.

    • D. 

      The conditioned response is only produced when a specific stimulus is presented.

  • 2. 
    Extinction: A __________ response dies out.
  • 3. 
    Classical conditioning is to do with association.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What is spontaneous recovery?
    • A. 

      A conditioned response dies out.

    • B. 

      The conditioned respose is only produced when a specidic stimulus is presented.

    • C. 

      A conditioned response that has disappeared suddenly appears again.

    • D. 

      The conditioned respose is produced when a similar stumulus to the original conditioned stimulus is presented.

  • 5. 
    Watson and Rayner
    • A. 

      Rat and baby.

    • B. 

      Dog.

    • C. 

      Santa claus.

    • D. 

      Operant conditioning.

  • 6. 
    Operant conditioning is learning through consequences.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Who proposed the Law of effect?
    • A. 

      Watson and Rayner.

    • B. 

      Pavlov.

    • C. 

      Raine.

    • D. 

      Thorndike.

  • 8. 
    Who was BF Skinner?
    • A. 

      He did a study into behaviour shaping.

    • B. 

      Dog man.

    • C. 

      Baby in rat study.

    • D. 

      Operant conditioning man.

  • 9. 
    A phobia is a persistent irrational fear of an object activity or situation. The typical symptons are intense feelings of fear and anxiety to avoid the object, activity or situation.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Which ones can help 'cure' phobias?
    • A. 

      Aversion Therapy

    • B. 

      Flooding

    • C. 

      Systematic Desensitisation

    • D. 

      Token Economies

  • 11. 
    Systematic desensitisation...
    • A. 

      Goes through a hierachy of fears.

    • B. 

      Can only be done on adults.

    • C. 

      Has bad ethical issues.

    • D. 

      Doesnt help.

  • 12. 
    Aversion Therapy uses a drug to make you ill so that you will stop the negative undesired behaviour.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Evaluations of aversion therapys.
    • A. 

      Cannot always be applied to the 'real world'

    • B. 

      Produce real results

    • C. 

      Lack eclogocial validity