Animal Psychology Advanced - Qp3

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Animal Psychology Advanced - Qp3

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Imprinting refers to a critical period of time early in an animal’s life when it forms attachments and develops a concept of its own identity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    ______ discovered that, when young birds first hatch, they become attached to the first moving object they encounter.
    • A. 

      Nikolaas Tinbergen

    • B. 

      Konrad Lorenz

    • C. 

      Karl von Frisch

    • D. 

      Charles Darwin

  • 3. 
    Imprinting has four major characteristics.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Imprinted knowledge is retained for life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    If there is an increased level of stress at the time of the original imprinting, the learning is stronger than normal.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Reinforcement is a type of consequence that decreases the likelihood of a given behaviour, and punishment is a type of consequence that increases the likelihood of a given behaviour.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Operant deconditioning enables an animal to associate events over which it has control.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Reinforcers can be either primary or secondary.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Contiguity is the principle stating that events that occur together will become associated.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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