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Chapter 7: Learning Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. discrimination
  2. modeling
  3. acquisition
  4. conditioned reinforcer
  5. shaping
  1. a process of observing and imitating a specific behavior
  2. b reinforcers guide a behavior toward the desired behavior
  3. c learned ability to distinguish between a conditioned stimulus and stimuli that do not signal an unconditioned stimulus
  4. d classical conditioning: linkage between neutral stimulus and unconditioned stimulus so that the neutral stimulus begins triggering the conditioned response
    operant conditioning: the strengthening of a reinforced response
  5. e stimulus that gains its reinforcing power through its association with a primary reinforcer

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Tone before Food
  2. frontal lobe neurons that fire when performing certain actions
  3. one learns to link two or more stimuli and anticipate events
  4. reinforce part of the time
  5. Thorndikes principle that behaviors followed by favorable consequences become more likely and the opposite for unfavorable consequences

5 True/False Questions

  1. extinctionclassical conditioning: linkage between neutral stimulus and unconditioned stimulus so that the neutral stimulus begins triggering the conditioned response
    operant conditioning: the strengthening of a reinforced response

          

  2. primary reinforcerreinforce part of the time

          

  3. latent learninglearning that occurs but is not apparent until there is an incentive to demonstrate it

          

  4. fixed-ratio schedulereinforcement after a specified number of responses

          

  5. intrinsic motivationdesire to perform a behavior effectively for its own sake

          

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