Behavior Therapy Test 4

19 Questions | Total Attempts: 117

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  • 1. 
    When extinction begins and the behavior temporarily increases in frequency, duration, or intensity, this phenomenon is called a (an)                                          .
  • 2. 
    Extinction works best when:
    • A. 

      It follows positive reinforcement

    • B. 

      It follows continuous reinforcement

    • C. 

      It follows negative punishers

    • D. 

      It reinforcers positive punishers

  • 3. 
    In order to extinguish a negatively reinforced behavior, the            is no longer removed or avoided following a behavior.
  • 4. 
    Extinction and negative reinforcement both decrease a behavior.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Extinction is when a behavior is no longer reinforced and as a result, the behavior stops occurring.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    When extinction is used following intermittent reinforcement, the behavior will be more resistant to extinction.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Extreme cold and extreme levels of auditory stimulation are examples of:
    • A. 

      Unconditioned punishers

    • B. 

      Conditioned punishers

    • C. 

      Negative punishers

    • D. 

      Positive punishers

  • 8. 
    A consequence can be considered a punisher if the:
    • A. 

      Behavior immediately decreases

    • B. 

      Behavior immediately increase

    • C. 

      Behavior decreases in the future

    • D. 

      Behavior is accelerated in the future

  • 9. 
    Zach comes home past his curfew and is yelled at by his parents. If, as a result of being yelled at, Zach never comes home late again it would be an example of                                          .
    • A. 

      Positive punishment

    • B. 

      Negative punishment

    • C. 

      Positive reinforcement

    • D. 

      Negative reinforcement

  • 10. 
    Bill spits on an umpire during a baseball game and is suspended for ten games. As a result of being suspended, Bill never spits on an umpire again. Being suspended for his behavior of spitting is referred to as a:
  • 11. 
    A conditioned punisher is                                                   .
  • 12. 
    In behavior modification, a punisher is defined by its:
    • A. 

      Consequences

    • B. 

      Way the punishers are delivered

    • C. 

      A and B

    • D. 

      Effect on the behavior it follows

  • 13. 
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  • 14. 
    Nicholas used to come home late for supper until his parents started to take away a dollar of his allowance every time he was late. Nicholas behavior of coming home late decreased to zero. This is an example of what form of negative punishment?
  • 15. 
    Stimulus control develops as a result of                                              .
  • 16. 
    A (an)                                      is the stimulus that is present when a behavior is reinforced.
  • 17. 
    Behaviors usually occur at random and are rarely under stimulus control.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    A group of stimuli having the same functional effect on a certain behavior are said to belong to a stimulus:
    • A. 

      Class

    • B. 

      Behavior

    • C. 

      Group

  • 19. 
    Genralization is associated with broad stimulus control.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False