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5 Matching 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.
  2. Dogs conditioned to salivate to stimulation of the thigh also begin to salivate when stimulated on other body parts. This best illustrates
  3. Extinction occurs when a ________ is no longer paired with a ________.
  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. 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.
  1. a fixed-ratio
  2. b generalization
  3. c CS; UCS
  4. d negative
  5. e Associative learning

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. unconditioned stimulus
  2. reinforcement over punishment
  3. fixed-interval
  4. positive reinforcer
  5. shaping

5 True/False questions

  1. Which of the following is an unconditioned response?sweating in hot weather


  2. Toddlers taught to fear speeding cars may also begin to fear speeding trucks and motorcycles. This best illustratesgeneralization


  3. Purchasing state lottery tickets is reinforced with monetary winnings on a ________ schedulevariable-ratio


  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 ofShaping


  5. You would be most likely to use operant conditioning to teach a dog toretrieve sticks and balls