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5 Matching questions

  1. respondant behavior
  2. observational learning
  3. phobia
  4. generalization
  5. cognitive map
  1. a a mental representation of the layout of one's environment.
  2. b an irrational fear of a specific object or situation
  3. c learning by observing others
  4. d the tendency, once a response has been conditioned, for stimuli similar to the conditioned stimulus to elicit similar responses
  5. e behavior that occurs as an automatic response to some stimulus

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. in classical conditioning, the learned ability to distinguish between a conditioned stimulus and stimuli that do not signal an unconditioned stimulus
  2. A built in readiness for certain conditioned stimuli to elicit particualr conditioned responses , so less conditioning (training ) is necessary to produce learning
  3. reinforcing the desired response every time it occurs
  4. in operant condiditon, a schedule of reinforcemetnt that reinforces a response only after an unpredictable amount of time
  5. a type of learning in which an organism comes to associate stimuli

5 True/False questions

  1. unconditioned stimulusin classical conditioning, an originally irrelevant stimulus that, after association with an unconditioned stimulus, comes to trigger a conditioned response


  2. reinfocementthe process by which consequences lead to an increase in the likelihood that the response will occur again


  3. Avoidance learningLearning that occurs when a person or animal suddenly grasps what something means and incorporates that new knowledge into old knowledge (Aaa-HA moment)


  4. stimulus discriminationThe ability to distinguish among stimuli similar to the CS and to respond only to the actual CS , in other words the response generlizes to similar stimuli (In Albert all fur coats all teddybears etc)


  5. latent learninganimals can learn from experience, with or without reinforcement