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5 Matching questions

  1. Shaping
  2. Conditioned Stimulus (CS)
  3. Variable-ratio Schedule
  4. Punishment
  5. Spontaneous Recovery
  1. a the reappearance, after a rest period, of an extinguished conditioned response
  2. b in classical conditioning, an originally irrelevant stimulus that, after association with an unconditioned stimulus (US), comes to trigger a conditioned response (CR)
  3. c an operant conditioning procedure in which reinforcers guide behavior toward closer and closer approximations of a desired behavior
  4. d a schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response after an unpredictable number of responses
  5. e an event that decreases the behavior that it follows

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a desire to perform a behavior for its own sake
  2. in classical conditioning, the learned ability to distinguish between a conditioned stimulus and other stimuli that do not signal an unconditioned stimulus
  3. positive, constructive, helpful behavior
  4. in classical conditioning, a stimulus that unconditionally - naturally and automatically - triggers a response
  5. a chamber containing a bar or key that an animal can manipulate to obtain a food or water reinforcer, with attached devices to record the animal's rate of bar pressing or key pecking

5 True/False questions

  1. Conditioned Reinforcera stimulus that gains its reinforcing power through its association with a primary reinforcer


  2. Observational Learninglearning by observing others


  3. Continuous Reinforcementreinforcing a response only part of the time


  4. Negative Reinforcementincreasing behaviors by presenting positive stimuli, such as food


  5. Fixed-interval Schedulea schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response only after a specified number of responses