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5 Matching questions

  1. In explaining juvenile delinquency, B. F. Skinner would most likely have emphasized
  2. Toddlers taught to fear speeding cars may also begin to fear speeding trucks and motorcycles. This best illustrates
  3. Pets who learn that the sound of an electric can opener signals the arrival of their food illustrate
  4. 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)
  5. In Pavlov's experiments on the salivary conditioning of dogs, the US was
  1. a the presentation of food in the dog's mouth
  2. b generalization
  3. c positive reinforcer
  4. d Faulty child-rearing practices
  5. e Classical conditioning

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. shaping
  2. retrieve sticks and balls
  3. CS; UCS
  4. fixed-ratio
  5. fixed-interval

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 illustratesObservational learning


  2. 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


  3. Dogs conditioned to salivate to stimulation of the thigh also begin to salivate when stimulated on other body parts. This best illustratesretrieve sticks and balls


  4. Mason, a stockbroker, runs two miles every day after work because it reduces his level of stress. Mason's running habit is maintained by a ________ reinforcer.fixed-ratio


  5. The removal of electric shock is to the receipt of money as ________ is to ________.CS; UCS