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Questions for psych 2 test

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Observable behavior
John B. Watson believed that psychology should be the science of ____.
Cognitive
The predictability of an association between a CS and a US facilitates an organism's ability to anticipate the occurrence of the US. This fact is most likely to be highlighted by a ____ perspective.
Shaping
In teaching her son to play basketball, Mrs. Richards initially reinforces him with praise for simply dribbling while standing still, then only for walking while dribbling, and finally only for running while dribbling. She is using a procedure known as ____.
Fixed-interval
Airline frequent flyer programs that reward customers with a free flight every 50,000 miles of travel illustrate the use of a ____ schedule of reinforcement.
Decreases; Increases
Punishment ____ the rate of the operant responding, and negative reinforcement ____ the rate of operant responding.
Narcolepsy
Which sleep disorder characterized by uncontrollable sleep attacks?
Activation Synthesis
Which dream theory states that dreams are a result of random neural activity in the cortex?
REM Sleep decrease
Alcohol consumption disrupts the processing of recent experiences into long-term memory by _____.
Tolerance
As drug users experience neuro-adaptation they demonstrate signs of _____.
Accommodation
Creating new schemes or adjusting old ones to meet our changing expectations of the environment is called ____.
Adolescence
The period between childhood and adulthood is called ____.
Postconventional
Mark believes that choosing to violate government laws is morally justifiable if it is done to protect the lives of innocent people. Kohlberg would suggest that this illustrates ____ morality.
Accommodation
After Lindsey learned that penguins can't fly she had to modify her existing concept of birds. This best illustrates the process of ____.
Ecstacy
Which substance can be considered both a stimulant and a hallucinogen.
Hue; Amplitude
____ is the dimension of color determined by the ____ of light.
Conduction deafness
Damage to the structure of the middle ear will result in ____.
Conditioned response CR
You repeatedly hear a tone just before having a puff of air directed to your eyes. Blinking to the tone presented without an air puff is a ____.
Punishment
To reduce a the personally harmful behavior of self-destructive children, therapists have squirted water in their faces whenever they bite themselves. The squirt of water is a ____.
Bandura
Which pioneering researcher highlighted they anti-social effects of aggressive models of childrens' behavior.