Psychology Quiz On Theories Of Personality!

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Psychology Quiz On Theories Of Personality!

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  • 1. 
    What is the name of Skinner's theory?
  • 2. 
    What was the name of the books that SKINNER published?
  • 3. 
    Involves a response made to or elicited by a specific stimulus. A stimulus is applied then a response occurs. This behavior is unlearned. 
    • A. 

      Psychology behavior

    • B. 

      Operant behavior

    • C. 

      Response behavior

    • D. 

      Respondent behavior

    • E. 

      Childish behavior

  • 4. 
    Behavior emitted spontaneously or voluntarily that operates on the environment to change it. Behavior operates on the environment and as a result, changes it.
    • A. 

      Respondent behavior

    • B. 

      Human behavior

    • C. 

      Operant behavior

    • D. 

      Shallow behavior

    • E. 

      Random behavior

  • 5. 
    What type of behavior was Ivan observed in Pavlov's experiment?
    • A. 

      Respondent behavior

    • B. 

      Operant behavior

    • C. 

      Conclusive behavior

    • D. 

      No behavior was observed

  • 6. 
    This type of behavior is considered ____________ because it is random, spontaneous, and because it does not respond to any specific stimulus.
  • 7. 
    What are the four schedules of reinforcement?
    • A. 

      Fixed interval, fixed ratio, variable interval & variable ratio

    • B. 

      There is only 3 schedules of reinforcement

    • C. 

      Fixed variable, interval ratio, ratio fixed & variable ratio

    • D. 

      Good, Bad, Sad & Anger

  • 8. 
    In_________, The reinforcers arrives only after the passage of a given time period and the emission of the correct response.
  • 9. 
    Reinforcers are only given after the organism has made a specified number of responses, in this reinforcement schedule _____________
  • 10. 
    This schedule occurs when a response is rewarded after an unpredictable amount of time has passed.
  • 11. 
    This schedule _____________ is based on an average number of responses between reinforcers. 
  • 12. 
    Persistent behavior that has a coincidental and not a functional relationship to the reinforcement received
    • A. 

      Violent behavior

    • B. 

      Unreal behavior

    • C. 

      Common behavior

    • D. 

      Superstitious behavior

  • 13. 
    The ability to exert control over the variables that determine our behavior. According to Skinner, external stimuli, reinforcers are responsible for shaping and controlling our behavior.
  • 14. 
    A behavior modification technique in which __________, can be exchanged for valued objects or privileges, are awarded for desirable behaviors. The _____ function as money. It was used to help psychotic females learn to do daily tasks as normal individuals because before the program they were considered helpless and aimless. It is used within the institution.
  • 15. 
    According to Skinner what determines behavior?
    • A. 

      Anger

    • B. 

      Love

    • C. 

      Our parents

    • D. 

      Reinforcers, cognitive and thought processes

  • 16. 
    The strengthening of a response by the removal of an aversive stimulus. In other words, a particular behavior is strengthened by the consequence of stopping or avoiding of a negative condition.
  • 17. 
    A form of therapy that applies the principles of reinforcement to bring about desired behavioral changes.
    • A. 

      Therapeutic Behaviorism

    • B. 

      Behavior Modification

    • C. 

      Behavior Adjusting

    • D. 

      Behavior Stimulation

  • 18. 
    According to Bandura, Learning can occur through ________
  • 19. 
    Behavior can be changed or learn through_______.
    • A. 

      Reinforcement

    • B. 

      Therapy

    • C. 

      Behavorial adjusting

    • D. 

      Self analysis

  • 20. 
    Why do you think in the experimental group, the children were found to be twice as aggressive as the control group, because
    • A. 

      The experimental group was mad at the control group

    • B. 

      The experimental group did not watch the model attack the bobo doll

    • C. 

      The experimental observed what the model did, and then displayed the same behaviors afterwards.

    • D. 

      They were angry to begin with

  • 21. 
    Breanna goes to meet her favorite singer. She realizes that her idol sings really loud in public places, where there are a lot of people around. With this in mind, Breanna begins feeling comfortable and starts to do it as well. It's like the singer is influencing Breanna because if Breanna was walking the street alone, she would just be like a normal pedestrian. This is called __________
    • A. 

      Idolization

    • B. 

      Disinhibition

    • C. 

      Prestige Idenity

    • D. 

      Patternalism Behaviors

  • 22. 
    A person that appears to be similar to us. There will be a greater imitation if the model is a live model, as opposed to an animated character. Age, and models of the same sex, Prestige, Status.. People low in self-confidence and self-esteem are more likely to imitate a model’s behavior. These are characteristics that influence __________
  • 23. 
    What are the types of behaviors that are more likely to be imitated by a model
    • A. 

      Easier behaviors

    • B. 

      Hostile behaviors

    • C. 

      Aggressive behaviors

    • D. 

      All The Above

  • 24. 
    Administering rewards or punishments to oneself for a meeting, exceeding, or falling short of one’s own expectations or standards. Is called ___________
    • A. 

      Self rewardance

    • B. 

      Self analysis

    • C. 

      Self acknowledgement

    • D. 

      Self reinforcement

  • 25. 
    Our feeling of adequacy, efficiency, and competence in coping with life. –it refers to the ability to control life events.
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