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  1. Variable-ratio Schedule
  2. Latent Learning
  3. Acquisition
  4. Behaviorism
  5. Modeling
  1. a the process of observing and imitating a specific behavior
  2. b a schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response after an unpredictable number of responses
  3. c in 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
  4. d learning that occurs but is not apparent until there is an incentive to demonstrate it
  5. e The that psychology should be an objective science that studies behavior with reference to mental processes

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a chamber containing a bar or key that an animal can manipulate to obtain a food or water reinforcer, with attached devices to record the animal's rate of bar pressing or key pecking
  2. Learning that certain events occur together
  3. an event that decreases the behavior that it follows
  4. reinforcing a response only part of the time
  5. a type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by reinforcement or diminished if followed by punisher

5 True/False questions

  1. Extrinsic Motivationa desire to perform a behavior due to promised rewards or threats of punishment

          

  2. Operant Behaviora chamber containing a bar or key that an animal can manipulate to obtain a food or water reinforcer, with attached devices to record the animal's rate of bar pressing or key pecking

          

  3. Variable-interval Schedulea schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response at unpredictable time intervals

          

  4. Negative Reinforcementincreasing behaviors by stopping or reducing negative stimuli, such as shock

          

  5. Generalizationin classical conditioning, the learned ability to distinguish between a conditioned stimulus and other stimuli that do not signal an unconditioned stimulus

          

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