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Stimulus that encourages a behavior by meeting an organism's basic biological needs
The method of _____ involves exposing a person to a harmless stimulus until he or she is no longer afraid of it
A stimulus that becomes associated with an unconditioned stimulus to produce a conditioned response is a(n) _____
_____ is the method of teaching complex behaviors by breaking them down into manageable parts
A(n) _____ reinforcer is learned and becomes effective by being paired with such reinforcers as food and shelter
A(n) _____ reinforcer increases the frequency of the behavior it follows when it is applied
The type of learning that occurs when a person observes and imitates others is called _____
A conditional response occurs
as a result of pairing an unconditioned stimulus with a conditioned stimulus
A conditioned response may be extinguished when
the conditioned stimulus is no longer followed by an unconditioned stimulus
Classical conditioning can be applied to help overcome fears using the method of
all of the above (flooding, systematic desensitization, counterconditioning)
The process by which a stimulus increases the changes of a preceding behavior occurring again is called
People who watch a lot of violence on television are more likely to be violent in part because of
An effective method for dealing with a misbehaving elementary-school student is
In John B. Watson and Rosalie Rayner's experiment, "Little Albert" began to fear all objects that were white and furry because of
Most psychologists suggest that punishment is not the best way to deal with a problem because it
all of the above
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