PSYC 342 Quiz 2

10 Questions | Total Attempts: 802

SettingsSettingsSettings
Psychology Quizzes & Trivia

10 multiple choice questions; choose the best answer.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Read the scenario below and answer the following question. A nursing mother responds to the crying of her infant by putting the infant to her breast, which stimulates the delivery of milk. After this has occurred several times the sound of the baby crying stimulates the milk letdown reflex. What is the conditioned stimulus (CS) in this situation?
    • A. 

      Infant to her breast

    • B. 

      Delivery of milk

    • C. 

      Crying infant

    • D. 

      Nursing mother

  • 2. 
    Read the scenario below and answer the following question. A nursing mother responds to the crying of her infant by putting the infant to her breast, which stimulates the delivery of milk. After this has occurred several times the sound of the baby crying stimulates the milk letdown reflex. What is the unconditioned stimulus (US) in this situation?
    • A. 

      Infant to her breast

    • B. 

      Delivery of milk

    • C. 

      Crying infant

    • D. 

      Nursing mother

  • 3. 
    Read the scenario below and answer the following question. A nursing mother responds to the crying of her infant by putting the infant to her breast, which stimulates the delivery of milk. After this has occurred several times the sound of the baby crying stimulates the milk letdown reflex. What is the conditioned response (CR) in this situation?
    • A. 

      Infant to her breast

    • B. 

      Delivery of milk

    • C. 

      Crying infant

    • D. 

      Nursing mother

  • 4. 
    Read the scenario below and answer the following question. A nursing mother responds to the crying of her infant by putting the infant to her breast, which stimulates the delivery of milk. After this has occurred several times the sound of the baby crying stimulates the milk letdown reflex. What is the unconditioned response (UR) in this situation?
    • A. 

      Infant to her breast

    • B. 

      Delivery of milk

    • C. 

      Crying infant

    • D. 

      Nursing mother

  • 5. 
    In a bidirectional response system, subjects move away from an excitatory CS. You expect the subjects to _____ an inhibitory CS.
    • A. 

      Move away from

    • B. 

      Approach

    • C. 

      Show inhibition of delay to

    • D. 

      It cannot be determined

  • 6. 
    Taste aversion learning can occur under which of the following circumstances?
    • A. 

      After just one CS-US pairing

    • B. 

      Only if the subject is hungry

    • C. 

      Only with very long delays between the CS and US

    • D. 

      Only with tastes the subject knows well

  • 7. 
    The interstimulus interval refers to which of the following time periods?
    • A. 

      Between the start of the CS and the end of the US

    • B. 

      Between the start of the CS and the start of the US

    • C. 

      Between the end of the CS and the start of the US

    • D. 

      Between the end of the US and the start of the next CS

  • 8. 
    Read the situation below and answer the question. A child has a routine of having his teddy bear with him when his parents comfortably tuck him in. When his parents are away, the teddy bear comforts him. What is the conditioned stimulus (CS) in this situation?
    • A. 

      Child

    • B. 

      Parents

    • C. 

      Being comfortably tucked in

    • D. 

      Teddy bear

  • 9. 
    Read the situation below and answer the question. A child has a routine of having his teddy bear with him when his parents comfortably tuck him in. When his parents are away, the teddy bear comforts him. What is the unconditioned stimulus (US) in this situation?
    • A. 

      Child

    • B. 

      Parents tucking him in

    • C. 

      Feelings of comfort

    • D. 

      Teddy bear

  • 10. 
    Read the situation below and answer the question. A child has a routine of having his teddy bear with him when his parents comfortably tuck him in. When his parents are away, the teddy bear comforts him. What is the conditioned reponse (CR) in this situation?
    • A. 

      Child

    • B. 

      Parents tucking him in

    • C. 

      Feelings of comfort

    • D. 

      Teddy bear

Back to Top Back to top