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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. habituation
  2. postsynaptic neuron
  3. glutamate
  4. unified principle of reinforcement
  5. contingency
  1. a weakening of unlearned environment-behavior relations when an stimulus is repeatedly presented without consequence
    (2)
  2. b the neuron receiving the stimulation
    (1)
  3. c an excitatory, amino acid neurotransmitter
    (1)
  4. d a relation in which the occurrence of one event depends on the occurrence of another event
    (2)
  5. e 1; rule of learning incorporating selection processes in classical & operant procedures; 2; states that when a behavioral discrepancy occurs, an environment-behavior relation is selected consisting of stimuli present immediately before the discrepancy and responses occurring just before the elicited response
    (5)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. reliable environment-behavior relation, largely the result of natural selection
    (1)
  2. an eliciting stimulus that functions to select environment-behavior relations
    (1)
  3. stimulus which comes to evoke behavior by being paired with the eliciting stimulus in the classical procedure
    (2)
  4. general effect of deprivation on organism's reaction to a range of stimuli
    (1)
  5. responses that are reliably evoked by a stimulus
    (1)

5 True/False questions

  1. superstitious behaviora spurious environment-behavior relation that emerges without true dependencies between the behavior and eliciting stimuli
    (2)

          

  2. computer simulationuse of computers to model relations among real-world events, including those between the environment and the behavior of an organism
    (2)

          

  3. unconditioned response (unconditional response, UR)the response elicited by the US in the classical procedure
    (1)

          

  4. behavioral discrepancythe occurrence of two events with a very short time interval between them
    (2)

          

  5. instrumental (operant) conditioninglimitations, resulting from natural selection, on the outcome of behavioral selection by reinforcement
    (2)