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  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)
  2. In explaining juvenile delinquency, B. F. Skinner would most likely have emphasized
  3. The removal of electric shock is to the receipt of money as ________ is to ________.
  4. 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.
  5. Toddlers taught to fear speeding cars may also begin to fear speeding trucks and motorcycles. This best illustrates
  1. a Faulty child-rearing practices
  2. b primary reinforcer; secondary reinforcer
  3. c positive reinforcer
  4. d generalization
  5. e fixed-ratio

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Classical conditioning
  2. variable-ratio
  3. Observational learning
  4. unconditioned stimulus
  5. retrieve sticks and balls

5 True/False questions

  1. 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 ofshaping


  2. An executive in a computer software firm works with his office door closed. At the same time every hour he opens the door to see what his employees are doing. The employees have learned to work especially hard during the five minutes before and while the door is open. Their work pattern is typical of responses that are reinforced on a ________ schedule.fixed-interval


  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.retrieve sticks and balls


  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. In Pavlov's experiments on the salivary conditioning of dogs, the US wasthe presentation of food in the dog's mouth


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