PSY101 - Quizlet 24

Created by AbrahamFeinberg Teacher

extinction

When a behavioral problem is being unintentionally reinforced, a good approach would probably be to (1) place the undesired behavior on ____ and (2) reinforce an alternative (desired) behavior that is incompatible with the undesired behavior.

reinforce

When a behavioral problem is being unintentionally reinforced, a good approach would probably be to (1) place the undesired behavior on extinction and (2) ____ an alternative (desired) behavior that is incompatible with the undesired behavior.

extinction bursts

When you first place an undesired behavior on extinction (by removing whatever was reinforcing it), you should expect to encounter ____ ____.

extinction burst

During extinction, a sudden and temporary increase in the behavior being extinguished.

consistent

For extinction to work, you must be very _____,

reinforcement

Inconsistent extinction is not really extinction at all, but rather variable ratio ____.

myth

A common ____ is that parenting will come "naturally" and that you will just "know what to do."

innate

Good parenting is not ____; it must be learned.

learned

Good parenting is not innate; it must be ____.

irrational

The main premise of cognitive-behavioral therapy is that most disorders result from distorted or _____ thinking and maladaptive behavior.

cognitive-behavioral therapy

In ____ ____, we try to challenge irrational thoughts and maladaptive behaviors and replace them with rational thoughts and adaptive behaviors.

now

In cognitive-behavioral therapy, the focus is not on why your past experiences messed you up; rather the focus is on what you can do right ___.

interpret

According to Albert Ellis, a lot of psychological distress is not actually caused by what happens, but rather how you _____ what happens.

irrational

According to Albert Ellis, our psychological problems are caused mainly by self-defeating, _____ beliefs.

activating event

In Ellis's ABC model, A stands for the ____ ____.

belief

In Ellis's ABC model, B stands for ____.

consequences

In Ellis's ABC model, C stands for the emotional ____.

dispute

In Ellis's ABC model, we might add a "D," because we want to identify and ____ the irrational beliefs.

Aaron Beck

If ____ ____ were your therapist, he might work with you to (1) make a list of your (misguided) negative self-impressions and (2) come up with some experiments to test (and disprove) your negative self-impressions.

experiments

If Aaron Beck were your therapist, he might work with you to (1) make a list of your (misguided) negative self-impressions and (2) come up with some ____ to test (and disprove) your negative self-impressions.

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