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5 Matching questions

  1. criterion referenced
  2. Fixed interval
  3. Negative reinforcement
  4. language
  5. Positive Punishment
  1. a interpretations that compare subjects with a standard of performance
  2. b The termination of an unpleasant condition after a response, this increases the probability the response will be repeated.
  3. c Following an undesired response by adding an unpleasant stimulus to decrease the likelihood of the behavior reoccurring
  4. d A system of communication through the use of speech, a collection of sounds understood by a group of people to have the same meaning.
  5. e a schedule where reinforcement happens after a certain length of time

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. He believed learning happened regardless of reinforcement and Normal learning produces a cognitive map of the environment
  2. a decision-making approach in which alternatives are evaluated against criteria that have been ranked according to importance
  3. a type of learning in which an organism comes to associate stimuli. A neutral stimulus that signals an unconditioned stimulus (US) begins to produce a response that anticipates and prepares for the unconditioned stimulus. Also called Pavlovian or respondent conditioning.
  4. Basing the estimated probability of an event on the ease with which relevant instances come to mind.
  5. frameworks of knowledge we have about people, objects, and events, Sir Frederick Bartlett

5 True/False questions

  1. means-end analysisa heuristic device in which a solution to a problem is found by evaluating the difference between the current situation and the goal


  2. cortisolsecreted from the adrenal cortex, aids the body during stress by increasing glucose levels and suppressing immune system function


  3. g factora general intellectual ability assumed by many theorists to underlie specific mental abilities and talents


  4. short term memorythe relatively permanent and limitless storehouse of the memory system. Includes knowledge, skills, and experiences


  5. Sternbergmaintaining information in memory