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  1. Latent Learning
  2. Behaviorism
  3. Modeling
  4. Law of Effect
  5. Conditioned Reinforcer
  1. a the process of observing and imitating a specific behavior
  2. b a stimulus that gains its reinforcing power through its association with a primary reinforcer
  3. c The that psychology should be an objective science that studies behavior with reference to mental processes
  4. d learning that occurs but is not apparent until there is an incentive to demonstrate it
  5. e Thorndike's principle that behaviors followed by favorable consequences become more likely, and that behaviors followed by unfavorable consequences become less likely

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. increasing behaviors by presenting positive stimuli, such as food
  2. a schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response at unpredictable time intervals
  3. increasing behaviors by stopping or reducing negative stimuli, such as shock
  4. Learning that certain events occur together
  5. positive, constructive, helpful behavior

5 True/False Questions

  1. Classical Conditioninga type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by reinforcement or diminished if followed by punisher


  2. Extinctionin classical conditioning, the initial stage of learning; the phase associating a neutral stimulus with an unconditioned stimulus so that the neutral stimulus comes to elicit a conditioned response


  3. Variable-ratio Schedulea schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response only after a specified number of responses


  4. Intrinsic Motivationa desire to perform a behavior for its own sake


  5. Operant Behaviorbehavior that operates on the environment, producing consequences


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