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5 Matching questions

  1. negative reinforcement
  2. continuous reinforcement
  3. conditioned response
  4. law of effect
  5. spontaneous recovery
  1. a reinforcing the desired response every time it occurs
  2. b learned response to a previously neutral stimulus
  3. c reappearance, after a pause, of an extinguished conditioned response
  4. d increasing behaviors by stopping or reducing negative stimuli
  5. e Thorndikes principle that behaviors followed by favorable consequences become more likely and the opposite for unfavorable consequences

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. frontal lobe neurons that fire when performing certain actions
  2. a conditioned stimulus is paired with a second neutral stimulus creating a second conditioned stimulus
  3. mental representation of the layout of one's environment
  4. reinforces a response only after a specified time has elapsed
  5. reinforce part of the time

5 True/False questions

  1. unconditioned responselearned response to a previously neutral stimulus


  2. variable-ratio schedulereinforces a response after an unpredictable number of responses


  3. primary reinforcerreinforce part of the time


  4. variable-interval schedulereinforces a response at unpredictable time intervals


  5. acquisitionthe diminishing of a conditioned response