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5 Matching questions

  1. The removal of electric shock is to the receipt of money as ________ is to ________.
  2. After he was spanked on several occasions for spilling his milk at a restaurant, Colin became afraid to go to the restaurant. In this case, spanking was a(n) ________ for Colin's fear.
  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.
  4. Toddlers taught to fear speeding cars may also begin to fear speeding trucks and motorcycles. This best illustrates
  5. Extinction occurs when a ________ is no longer paired with a ________.
  1. a negative
  2. b primary reinforcer; secondary reinforcer
  3. c unconditioned stimulus
  4. d generalization
  5. e CS; UCS

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. retrieve sticks and balls
  2. fixed-interval
  3. Associative learning
  4. generalization
  5. sweating in hot weather

5 True/False questions

  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 ofShaping


  2. 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-interval


  3. Pets who learn that the sound of an electric can opener signals the arrival of their food illustrateClassical conditioning


  4. 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


  5. 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 illustratesunconditioned stimulus