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Question number: 815

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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Which of the following best explains E. L. Thorndike’s law of effect?

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Behaviors are strengthened by positive consequences and weakened by negative ones.

b.

Behaviors are reinforced through primary reinforcers.

c.

The stimuli of food, water, and sex are innately satisfying and require no learning.

d.

Receiving reinforcement every time a person performs a good deed, continuous reinforcement, will increase the likelihood that the person will continue that behavior.

e.

Behaviors that are negatively reinforced are more likely to discontinue than behaviors that are punished.

Question number: 816

» Intelligence » Assessing Intelligence » Ethics & Standards in Testing

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The “Flynn effect” is a reference to the phenomenon of

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“inflation” of measured intelligence on tests.

b.

culture loading of tests in terms of language.

c.

“Deflation” of measured intelligence on tests.

d.

gender differences in measured intelligence.

e.

“recession” in the ceiling effect for giftedness.

Question number: 817

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Modes of Therapy » Cognitive

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A cognitive therapist is concerned primarily with helping clients change their

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habits.

b.

cognitions.

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behaviors.

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thinking patterns.

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life-styles.

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