5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Natalie approaching the board
- sneezing in response to pepper
- The parent was spanked as a child and their child also needs strong discipline.
- a Pavlov's dog learned to anticipate food whenever he was presented with stimuli associated with food. Pavlov knew that his dog associated specific stimuli with food because the ________ was elicited by the stimuli.
- b As Natalie, who has extremely long nails, approaches the chalkboard, many of her classmates cover their ears. What represents the conditioned stimulus?
- c Which of the following is an example of an innate UCS-UCR connection?
- d Which of the following is the response most parents give when asked why they physically punish their children?
- e 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
5 Multiple choice questions
- How does culture influence human learning
- A squirrel eats an acorn, just as it does every day, but this time the acorn makes the squirrel sick. The squirrel then avoids acorns for more than a month. This avoidance behavior is
- Kevin used to cry, whine, throw temper tantrums, and eventually start screaming in the department store whenever he wanted a toy. His mother would resist initially but when he would start screaming she would give in. Eventually, Kevin started with the screaming to get his toy. Kevin is demonstrating
- ________ is the species specific biological predisposition to learn in certain ways but not others.
- 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
5 True/False questions
NOT: associative learning. → Anticipating a scary event whenever eerie music is played in a movie is a function of
associative learning → Little Millie covers her ears every time she sees a flash of lightening during a storm. This reaction demonstrates
uncontrolled negative events can lower immune system functioning → Which of the following behaviors indicate learning?
NOT: classical → Being able to predict the occurrence of one stimulus by the presence of another one is called
shaping → Some bears kept in captivity allow veterinarians to routinely give them total body checkups. These bears open their mouths for teeth cleaning and present their paws for nail clipping. Your friend wonders how anyone could ever get these dangerous animals to be so cooperative without anesthesia. From your study of psychology, you quickly surmise that the bears have undergone an extensive ________ program.