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  1. 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.
  2. For purposes of effective child-rearing, most psychologists favor the use of
  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.
  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 illustrates
  5. In Pavlov's experiments on the salivary conditioning of dogs, the US was
  1. a unconditioned stimulus
  2. b negative
  3. c the presentation of food in the dog's mouth
  4. d Associative learning
  5. e reinforcement over punishment

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. fixed-interval
  2. primary reinforcer; secondary reinforcer
  3. variable-ratio
  4. CS; UCS
  5. positive reinforcer

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.fixed-interval


  2. 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


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


  4. 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


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