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5 Matching questions

  1. The removal of electric shock is to the receipt of money as ________ is to ________.
  2. After he was spanked on several occasions for spilling his milk at a restaurant, Colin became afraid to go to the restaurant. In this case, spanking was a(n) ________ for Colin's fear.
  3. 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 of
  4. For purposes of effective child-rearing, most psychologists favor the use of
  5. Purchasing state lottery tickets is reinforced with monetary winnings on a ________ schedule
  1. a variable-ratio
  2. b shaping
  3. c primary reinforcer; secondary reinforcer
  4. d unconditioned stimulus
  5. e reinforcement over punishment

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. fixed-ratio
  2. the presentation of food in the dog's mouth
  3. fixed-interval
  4. Faulty child-rearing practices
  5. generalization

5 True/False questions

  1. 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 ofShaping


  2. 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


  3. Extinction occurs when a ________ is no longer paired with a ________.CS; UCS


  4. If a sea slug on repeated occasions receives an electric shock just after being squirted with water, its protective withdrawal response to a squirt of water grows stronger. This best illustratesunconditioned stimulus


  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