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  1. 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 of
  2. Dogs conditioned to salivate to stimulation of the thigh also begin to salivate when stimulated on other body parts. This best illustrates
  3. The removal of electric shock is to the receipt of money as ________ is to ________.
  4. You would be most likely to use operant conditioning to teach a dog to
  5. In Pavlov's experiments on the salivary conditioning of dogs, the US was
  1. a primary reinforcer; secondary reinforcer
  2. b retrieve sticks and balls
  3. c the presentation of food in the dog's mouth
  4. d Shaping
  5. e generalization

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. fixed-interval
  2. Observational learning
  3. sweating in hot weather
  4. unconditioned stimulus
  5. Classical conditioning

5 True/False questions

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


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


  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 illustratesAssociative learning


  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.fixed-ratio


  5. Extinction occurs when a ________ is no longer paired with a ________.sweating in hot weather