Psychology Exam 3 (Learning)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Some experience that results in a relatively permanent change in the state of a person is known as ___________________. 
  • 2. 
    What is a simple form of leaning?
    • A. 

      Exposure

    • B. 

      Habituation

    • C. 

      Experience

  • 3. 
    You move to a big city and experience your first traffic jams which drive you crazy. After a year sitting in traffic just becomes part of your routine...this is an example of what?
    • A. 

      Learning

    • B. 

      Residential reforming

    • C. 

      Habituation

  • 4. 
    Ivan Pavlov experimented with what? 
    • A. 

      Cognition

    • B. 

      Dreams

    • C. 

      Classical conditioning

    • D. 

      Adaptive reproduction

  • 5. 
    The principal of classical conditioning where a process in which the CR is observed even though the CS is slightly different from the original one used during acquisition. 
    • A. 

      Extinction

    • B. 

      Discrimination

    • C. 

      Generalization

    • D. 

      Spontaneous recovery

  • 6. 
    The principle of classical conditioning where the capacity to distinguish between similar but distinct stimuli is what?
    • A. 

      Extinction

    • B. 

      Disctimination

    • C. 

      Generalization

    • D. 

      Spontaneous recovery

  • 7. 
    What occurs when the likelihood of an action potential in a post-synaptic neuron is increased by electrical stimulation of a pre-synaptic neuron? 
    • A. 

      Action potential

    • B. 

      LTP

    • C. 

      ACh

  • 8. 
    Cells that fire together ______________ together 
  • 9. 
    If you get drunk on tequila, you cannot drink tequila anymore because you body relates tequila with vomiting and creates an aversion to tequila. This is an example of what?
    • A. 

      Biological preparedness

    • B. 

      Evolutionary significance of conditioned food aversions

    • C. 

      Conditioned stimuli

  • 10. 
    Was contiguity sufficient to create CS-US associations?
  • 11. 
    Humans have ___________________________________ to develop phobias potentially dangerous to them.