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A stimulus is something that produces a/an______from a person or animal.
learning, or__________,works through the pairing of different stimuli.
Classical conditioning includes which of the following?
unconditioned stimulus, unconditioned response, conditioned response, conditioned stimulus.
An automatic response, something that is done naturally or by reflex.
A learned response to a stimulus that was previously neutral, or meaningless.
A stimulus that causes a response that is automatic, not learned.
A learned stimulus. Formerly neutral, it's now associated with an unconditioned stimulus.
People are motivated to maintain an optimum level of_____-neither too high nor too low.
In________, people and animals learn to do certain things-and not to do others-because of the results of what they do.
Which reinforcers function due to the biological makeup of the organism?
Which reinforcers increase the frequency of the behavior when they are removed?
When caloric intake falls short of teh amount of caloric energy expended, you have a/an:
negative energy balance
Which of the following are included in the three stages of memory?
Sensory, short term, long term
Charles Spearman suggested that all behaviors we consider to be intleeigent have a common underlying factor. He labeled this factor "g", which stands for:
Spearman's "s" factor stands for_____ abilities
Which of the following are included in Gardner's theory of multiple intelligence?
body-kinesthetic, logical mathematical, linguistic
Some of Gardner's "intelligences" are similar to those of other theorists. A difference, however, would be Thurstone believes that his nine factors, when taken ____________, make up intelligence. Gardner believes his seven intelligences are________each other.
together, independent of
Which of the following are factors contributing to being overweight?
Highly palatable food-it tastes great!
Food portions are larger than necessary for health.
Cafeteria effect-more food and more variety lead us to eat more.
A study of 34 3- and 4-year olds found that the 19 who were given 8 months of______did significantly better on a puzzle test than the 15 children who did not receive anything.
t/f Memory loss of the events leading up to a traumatic event is retrograde amnesia
t/f Information stored as a semantic code is stored according to its meaning.
t/f Disturbing memories may be pushed out of the conscious mind in the process of chunking.
t/f Sexual orientation refers to the direction (not North, South, East, West) of a person's emotional and erotic attractions.
t/f Algorithms describe specific procedures needed to solve a problem.
t/f An IQ is a number that reflects a relationship between a person's mental age and chronological age.
t/f The validity of a test is its ability to give consistent results time after time.
The reliability of a test is its ability to measure what it is suppost to measure.
About 80 percent of people with retardation are classified as mildly retarded.
episodic memories recalled in great detail
consistent disturbance in sexual desire, arousal, or orgasm that causes psychological distress and interpersonal difficulties
following many leads and using free association to solve a problem
knowledge and skills gained from experience
the abilities to learn from experience, to think rationally, and to deal effectively with the environment.
The process by which a stimulus increases the chances that the preceding behavior will occur again.
A way of teaching complex behaviors in which one first reinforces small steps in the right direction.
A learned avoidance of a particular food.
most likely NOT Eric Haye's sexual orientation.
The kind of memory that consists of a specific event is
A unit of meaning in language is a
___ Is the need to determine, control and organize one's own behavior and goals.
_____are social and cultural rules that regulate emotional expression, especially facial expressions.
_____ is the study of meaning
A unit of sound in a language is a______
The tendency to recall the last item in a series is________
A(n)________search tries and tests each possible solution to a problem according to a certain set of rues.
An acronym, phrase, or jingle that helps in remembering information is a_______.
A basic fact that gives information for drawing a conclusion is called a(n)____.
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