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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. increasing behaviors by presenting positive stimuli, such as food; strengthens the response
  2. any event that strengthens the behavior it follows
  3. an innately reinforcing stimulus, such as one that satisfies a biological need
  4. adds something unpleasant
  5. designed the operant chamber, which has a bar that an animal presses to release a reward, with a device that records responses; proved rewarded behavior is likely to recur
  6. conditioned reinforcer; a stimulus that gains its reinforcing power through its association with a primary reinforcer

5 True/False Questions

  1. fixed-interval schedulea reinforcement schedule that reinforces a response only after a specified time has elapsed

          

  2. Watsonreinforcers guide behavior toward closer and closer approximations of desired behavior

          

  3. negative reinforcementincreasing behaviors by presenting positive stimuli, such as food; strengthens the response

          

  4. observational learninga reinforcement schedule that reinforces a response only after a specified number of responses

          

  5. shapingprocess of observing and imitating a specific behavior

          

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