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5 Matching questions

  1. 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.
  2. immunosuppression.
  3. NOT: classical
  4. The parent was spanked as a child and their child also needs strong discipline.
  5. Simon whines whenever he wants something
  1. a Which of the following is the response most parents give when asked why they physically punish their children?
  2. b What principles of learning do behavior modification programs rely on in order to help people change?
  3. c Studies by Ader and Cohen revealed that classical conditioning can produce
  4. d How does culture influence human learning
  5. e Which of the following behaviors indicate learning?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. As Natalie, who has extremely long nails, approaches the chalkboard, many of her classmates cover their ears. What represents the conditioned stimulus?
  3. 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
  4. On 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
  5. Some bears kept in captivity allow veterinarians to routinely give them total body checkups. These bears open their mouths for teeth cleaning and present their paws for nail clipping. Your friend wonders how anyone could ever get these dangerous animals to be so cooperative without anesthesia. From your study of psychology, you quickly surmise that the bears have undergone an extensive ________ program.

5 True/False questions

  1. CRPavlov's dog learned to anticipate food whenever he was presented with stimuli associated with food. Pavlov knew that his dog associated specific stimuli with food because the ________ was elicited by the stimuli.


  2. secondaryA reinforcer that acquires its positive value through experience is a(n) ________ reinforcer.


  3. NOT: associative learning.Little Millie covers her ears every time she sees a flash of lightening during a storm. This reaction demonstrates


  4. NOT: association.Being able to predict the occurrence of one stimulus by the presence of another one is called


  5. NOT: part of the reconditioning processA 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


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