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  1. Thorndike
  2. associative learning
  3. NOT: association.
  4. generalization.
  5. secondary
  1. a Mark's dog, Gus, sits whenever Mark says, "Sit." Mark now wants to teach Gus a new trick. He wants to teach him to bark every time he says, "Speak," but whenever Mark says, "Speak," Gus just sits. The dog's behavior is an example of
  2. b Anticipating a scary event whenever eerie music is played in a movie is a function of
  3. c Being able to predict the occurrence of one stimulus by the presence of another one is called
  4. d A reinforcer that acquires its positive value through experience is a(n) ________ reinforcer.
  5. e Who used puzzle boxes to examine the power of consequences in determining voluntary behavior?

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Your sorority sister is a pre-law student. After reading about the importance of control over aversive events, she decides that pop quizzes can cause physical harm and should be banned as students have no control over when they will occur. Her position has some merit because
  2. You are surprised to discover that classical conditioning can produce immunosuppression. The original discovery of this phenomenon involved rats, but more recent studies indicate that immunosuppression may also occur in humans. This means that
  3. If, through experience, you come to the conclusion that all things are beyond your control and therefore you should not even try, you are exhibiting
  4. Which of the following is an example of an innate UCS-UCR connection?
  5. Which of the following is a primary reinforcer?

5 True/False questions

  1. CRWhich of the following is a primary reinforcer?


  2. immunosuppression.Being able to predict the occurrence of one stimulus by the presence of another one is called


  3. renewalOn the way home from work, you decide to explore a side street that you have passed on several occasions. You are surprised to find that it runs parallel to the expressway. Several weeks later, there is a major accident on your usual travel route so you take this alternate route home. This is an example of ________ learning


  4. PreparednessRonald, a recovering alcoholic, has not had a drink in seven months. He has stopped visiting all of his regular bars and has lost his craving for alcohol. When his boss invites him out to "his favorite" bar one day after work, Ronald gets an overwhelming desire to have a drink. What is Ronald demonstrating?


  5. latentWhich of the following is a primary reinforcer?