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5 Matching Questions

  1. Generalization
  2. Respondent behavior
  3. Negative reinforcement
  4. Operant chamber
  5. Partial/Intermittent reinforcement
  1. a strengthens a response by reducing or removing something undesirable or unpleasant; is not punishment, but removes an aversive event
  2. b occurs when an organism's response to similar stimuli is also reinforced
  3. c responses are sometimes; learning is slower and random, but extinction is less likely compared to continious reinforcement, such as gambling, sales pitching or fishing
  4. d operant conditioning research chamber that contains a bar or key that an animal can manipulate to obtain a food or water reinforcer; have helped understand what conditions efficient and lasting learning; B.F Skinner
  5. e classical conditioning; actions that are automatic responses to a stimulus; salivating in response to meat powder and later to a tone

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. works best when it builds on an animal's natural behavior tendencies
  2. reinforce the first response after a fixed time period that produce rapid response near time of reinforcement; checking more frequently to see if a cake has finished rising
  3. administers an aversive stimulus such as receiving a parking ticket
  4. reinforceing the desired response everytime it occurs in which learning occurs rapidly until mastery, although extinction occurs rapidly as well
  5. Thorndike's principle that behaviors followed by favorable consequences become more likely

5 True/False Questions

  1. Shapingdecreases the frequency of a preceding behavior

          

  2. Punishmentdecreases the frequency of a preceding behavior

          

  3. Discriminationoccurs when an organism's response to similar stimuli is also reinforced

          

  4. Latent learningworks best when it builds on an animal's natural behavior tendencies

          

  5. Variable-ratio schedulesreinforce behavior after a set number of responses, such as a free dish of ice cream after every 25 purchases

          

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