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5 Matching questions

  1. You would be most likely to use operant conditioning to teach a dog to
  2. In explaining juvenile delinquency, B. F. Skinner would most likely have emphasized
  3. Dogs conditioned to salivate to stimulation of the thigh also begin to salivate when stimulated on other body parts. This best illustrates
  4. In Pavlov's experiments on the salivary conditioning of dogs, the US was
  5. 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
  1. a shaping
  2. b Faulty child-rearing practices
  3. c generalization
  4. d the presentation of food in the dog's mouth
  5. e retrieve sticks and balls

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Associative learning
  2. generalization
  3. Shaping
  4. Classical conditioning
  5. CS; UCS

5 True/False questions

  1. 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)positive reinforcer


  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.unconditioned stimulus


  3. 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.negative


  4. Purchasing state lottery tickets is reinforced with monetary winnings on a ________ scheduleprimary reinforcer; secondary reinforcer


  5. Which of the following is an unconditioned response?retrieve sticks and balls


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