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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. B.F Skinner
  2. Discrimination
  3. Negative reinforcement
  4. Cognitive map
  5. Latent learning
  1. a strengthens a response by reducing or removing something undesirable or unpleasant; is not punishment, but removes an aversive event
  2. b occurs when an organism learns that certain response, but not others, will be reinforced
  3. c learning that become apperent only when there is some incentive to demonstrate it
  4. d modern behaviorism's most influential figure that elaborated on the law of effect deemed by Edward L Thorndike; pioneer of operant conditioning who believed that everything we do is determined by our past history of rewards and punishments
  5. e a mental representation of the layout of one's environment

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. stimuli, such as food or warmth, that have reinforcement value without learning
  2. strengthens a response by presenting a typically pleasurable stimulus after a response, such as food, money or tickets
  3. reinforce the first response after a fixed time period that produce rapid response near time of reinforcement; checking more frequently to see if a cake has finished rising
  4. administers an aversive stimulus such as receiving a parking ticket
  5. any event that strengthens the the behavior that follows; B.F Skinner

5 True/False questions

  1. Fixed-ratio schedulesprovide reinforcers after an unpredictable number of responses; gambling; like fixed-ratio schedules, reinforcers increase as the number of responses increases

          

  2. Law of effectdecreases the frequency of a preceding behavior

          

  3. Variable-ratio schedulesprovide reinforcers after an unpredictable number of responses; gambling; like fixed-ratio schedules, reinforcers increase as the number of responses increases

          

  4. Punishmentdecreases the frequency of a preceding behavior

          

  5. Operant chamberbehaviors that operate on the environment to produce rewarding or punishing stimuli

          

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