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5 Matching questions

  1. Purchasing state lottery tickets is reinforced with monetary winnings on a ________ schedule
  2. In Pavlov's experiments on the salivary conditioning of dogs, the US was
  3. In explaining juvenile delinquency, B. F. Skinner would most likely have emphasized
  4. Five-year-old Trevor is emotionally disturbed and refuses to communicate with anyone. To get him to speak, his teacher initially gives him candy for any utterance, then only for a clearly spoken word, and finally only for a complete sentence. The teacher is using the method of
  5. Blake is a carpet installer who wants to be paid for each square foot of carpet he lays rather than with an hourly wage. Blake prefers working on a ________ schedule of reinforcement.
  1. a fixed-ratio
  2. b Faulty child-rearing practices
  3. c variable-ratio
  4. d Shaping
  5. e the presentation of food in the dog's mouth

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Associative learning
  2. CS; UCS
  3. reinforcement over punishment
  4. fixed-interval
  5. generalization

5 True/False questions

  1. After one chimpanzee sees a second chimp open a box that contains a food reward, the first animal opens a similar box with great speed. This best illustratesunconditioned stimulus


  2. You would be most likely to use operant conditioning to teach a dog tosweating in hot weather


  3. Toddlers taught to fear speeding cars may also begin to fear speeding trucks and motorcycles. This best illustratessweating in hot weather


  4. Alex learned how to make 3-point basketball shots by successfully making very short shots before shooting from increasingly longer distances from the hoop. This learning strategy best illustrates the process ofshaping


  5. Every Saturday morning, Arnold quickly washes the family's breakfast dishes so that his father will allow him to wash his car. In this instance, washing the car is a(n)sweating in hot weather