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5 Matching Questions

  1. unconditioned stimulus (UCS)
  2. fixed interval (FI) schedule
  3. extinction
  4. punishment
  5. latent learning
  1. a a stimulus that evokes an unconditioned response without previous conditioning
  2. b occurs when an event following a response weakens the tendency to make that response; when rat presses lever, it receives a shock
  3. c the reinforcer is given for the first response that occurs after a fixed time interval has elapsed; a rat in reinforced for the first lever press after a two minute interval has elapsed and then must wait two minutes before recieving the next reinforcement; students can earn grades by taking exams every three weeks
  4. d the gradual weakening and disappearance of a conditioned response tendency because the response is no longer followed by reinforcement
  5. e learning that is not apparent from behavior when it first occurs

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. responding to a new stimulus as if it were the original
  2. an organism acquires a response that decreases or ends some aversive stimulation
  3. he reinforcer is given after a fixed number of nonreinforced responses; a rat reinforced every tenth lever press; a salesperson receives a bonus for every fourth set of golf clubs sold
  4. a specific pattern of presentation of reinforcers over time
  5. the circumstances or roles that determine whether responses lead to the presentation of reinforcers

5 True/False Questions

  1. continuous reinforcementoccurs when every instance of a designated response is reinforced

          

  2. unconditioned response (UCR)a learned reaction to a conditioned stimulus that occurs because of previous conditioning

          

  3. intermittent reinforcementoccurs when a response is strengthened because it is followed by the removal of an aversive (unpleasant) stimulus

          

  4. emitsend forth

          

  5. discriminative stimulioccurs when an animals innate response tendencies interfere with conditioning processes

          

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