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5 Matching 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 of
  2. You would be most likely to use operant conditioning to teach a dog to
  3. 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
  4. The removal of electric shock is to the receipt of money as ________ is to ________.
  5. Pets who learn that the sound of an electric can opener signals the arrival of their food illustrate
  1. a Classical conditioning
  2. b shaping
  3. c retrieve sticks and balls
  4. d primary reinforcer; secondary reinforcer
  5. e Associative learning

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. unconditioned stimulus
  2. variable-ratio
  3. CS; UCS
  4. Observational learning
  5. positive reinforcer

5 True/False questions

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


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


  3. In explaining juvenile delinquency, B. F. Skinner would most likely have emphasizedsweating in hot weather


  4. For purposes of effective child-rearing, most psychologists favor the use ofsweating in hot weather


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