5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- fixed interval
- negative punishment
- a refers to the process of an organism's pairing the CS with the UCS so that the CS will produce the CR
- b a belief that rests on magical forces; people retain this belief if it is occasionally reinforced
- c a general term for breaking the CS-CR relationship when the CR is undesireable; it works by replacing the CR with a different, desireable CR
- d your driver's license is suspended for tickets
- e employees in good standing get the week between Christmas and New Year's off every year
5 Multiple choice questions
- Mrs. Smith's 4th grade class doesn't have to take this week's spelling test because they had perfect attendance last week.
- eliciting complex behaviors by reinforcing successive approximations of the desired behavior
- keeping away from an unpleasant stimulus by performing a particular behavior; eg, pressing a lever to prevent an electric shock
- the father of behaviorism
- he found that children will imitate adults even when no adult is in the room with the child
5 True/False questions
variable interval → Which schedule of reinforcement is this: every once in a while, your teacher gives extra credit points for students who are well-behaved in class?
taste aversion → both internal and external, it has an effect on how well we learn
Thorndike's Law of Effect → that excessive reinforcement, especially with external rewards, can reduce behavior that had been driven primarily by intrinsic motivtion
reinforcer → used to study operant conditioning in pigeons by enclosing the pigeons
fixed ratio → which schedule is this: your math teacher gives you 10 extra credit points for every 20 extra problems you solve?