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5 Matching questions

  1. shaping
  2. variable-interval schedule
  3. conditioned reinforcer
  4. respondent behavior
  5. operant behavior
  1. a an operant conditioing procedure in which reinforcers guide behavior toward closer and closer approximation of a desired goal
  2. b in operant conditioning, a schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response at unpredictable time intervals
  3. c behavior that operates on the environment, producing consequences
  4. d behavior that opertes on the environment, producing consequences.
  5. e a stimulus that gains its reinforcing power through its association with a primary reinforcer (also known as a secondary reinforcer)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the effect of promising a reward for doing what one already likes to do. the person ma now see the reward, rather than the intrinsic interest, as the motivation for performint the task
  2. the reappearance, after a rest period, of an extinguished conditioned response
  3. in classical conditioning, the learned response to a previously neutral conditioned stimulus (CS).
  4. a type of learning in which behavior is strengthened if followed by reinforcement or diminished if followed by punishment
  5. a relatively permanent change in an organism's behavior due to experience

5 True/False questions

  1. observational learninglearning by observing others


  2. behaviorismthe view that psychology (1) should be an objective science that (2) studies behavior without reference to mental processes. most research psychologists today agree with (1) but not with (2)


  3. variable-ratio schedulein operant conditioning, a schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response after an unpredictable number of responses.


  4. unconditioned stimulus (UCS)in classical conditioning, an originally irrelevant stimulus that, after association with an unconditioned stimulus (UCS), comes to trigger a conditioned response.


  5. modelingthe process of observing and imitating a specific behavior