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5 Matching questions

  1. In explaining juvenile delinquency, B. F. Skinner would most likely have emphasized
  2. 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.
  3. Toddlers taught to fear speeding cars may also begin to fear speeding trucks and motorcycles. This best illustrates
  4. Extinction occurs when a ________ is no longer paired with a ________.
  5. You would be most likely to use operant conditioning to teach a dog to
  1. a retrieve sticks and balls
  2. b Faulty child-rearing practices
  3. c negative
  4. d generalization
  5. e CS; UCS

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the presentation of food in the dog's mouth
  2. primary reinforcer; secondary reinforcer
  3. shaping
  4. Shaping
  5. Associative learning

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-ratio


  2. Pets who learn that the sound of an electric can opener signals the arrival of their food illustrateretrieve sticks and balls


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


  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 illustratesObservational learning


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


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