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5 Matching questions

  1. Fixed-interval schedules
  2. Variable-ratio schedules
  3. Variable-interval schedules
  4. Continious reinforcement
  5. Respondent behavior
  1. a provide reinforcers after an unpredictable number of responses; gambling; like fixed-ratio schedules, reinforcers increase as the number of responses increases
  2. b 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
  3. c classical conditioning; actions that are automatic responses to a stimulus; salivating in response to meat powder and later to a tone
  4. d reinforce the first response after a varying time period that produces slow, steady responding
  5. e reinforceing the desired response everytime it occurs in which learning occurs rapidly until mastery, although extinction occurs rapidly as well

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. any event that strengthens the the behavior that follows; B.F Skinner
  2. works best when it builds on an animal's natural behavior tendencies
  3. a procedure in which reinforcers, such as food, are to guide the organism into the desired behavior; B.F Skinner
  4. stimuli, such as food or warmth, that have reinforcement value without learning
  5. a mental representation of the layout of one's environment

5 True/False questions

  1. Negative punishmentadministers an aversive stimulus such as receiving a parking ticket

          

  2. Law of effectlearning that become apperent only when there is some incentive to demonstrate it

          

  3. Conditioned reinforcersreinforceing the desired response everytime it occurs in which learning occurs rapidly until mastery, although extinction occurs rapidly as well

          

  4. Latent learninglearning that become apperent only when there is some incentive to demonstrate it

          

  5. Punishmentdecreases the frequency of a preceding behavior