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  1. NOT: associative learning.
  2. generalization.
  3. secondary
  4. NOT: association.
  5. associative learning
  1. a Mark's dog, Gus, sits whenever Mark says, "Sit." Mark now wants to teach Gus a new trick. He wants to teach him to bark every time he says, "Speak," but whenever Mark says, "Speak," Gus just sits. The dog's behavior is an example of
  2. b Anticipating a scary event whenever eerie music is played in a movie is a function of
  3. c A reinforcer that acquires its positive value through experience is a(n) ________ reinforcer.
  4. d Little Millie covers her ears every time she sees a flash of lightening during a storm. This reaction demonstrates
  5. e Being able to predict the occurrence of one stimulus by the presence of another one is called

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Which of the following is a primary reinforcer?
  2. Pavlov's dog salivated each time food was presented. Salivation in this situation was the
  3. Which of the following is the response most parents give when asked why they physically punish their children?
  4. A squirrel eats an acorn, just as it does every day, but this time the acorn makes the squirrel sick. The squirrel then avoids acorns for more than a month. This avoidance behavior is
  5. What principles of learning do behavior modification programs rely on in order to help people change?

5 True/False Questions

  1. learned helplessness________ is the species specific biological predisposition to learn in certain ways but not others.


  2. All of these: -
    It influences the degree to which classical and operant conditioning are used.
    -It influences the degree to which observational learning is used.
    - It can determine the content of learning.
    Your sorority sister is a pre-law student. After reading about the importance of control over aversive events, she decides that pop quizzes can cause physical harm and should be banned as students have no control over when they will occur. Her position has some merit because


  3. latentOn the way home from work, you decide to explore a side street that you have passed on several occasions. You are surprised to find that it runs parallel to the expressway. Several weeks later, there is a major accident on your usual travel route so you take this alternate route home. This is an example of ________ learning


  4. NOT: environmental triggers may be able to circumvent our biological preparednessYou are surprised to discover that classical conditioning can produce immunosuppression. The original discovery of this phenomenon involved rats, but more recent studies indicate that immunosuppression may also occur in humans. This means that


  5. Simon whines whenever he wants somethingWhich of the following is an example of an innate UCS-UCR connection?


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