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Question number: 112

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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Which learning principle states that a behavior that has a higher probability of occurrence can be used as a positive reinforcer for a behavior than one that has a lower probability of occurrence?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Thorndike’s Law

b.

spontaneous recovery

c.

classical conditioning

d.

law of effect

e.

Premack principle

Question number: 113

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Logic, Philosophy, & History of Science

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Psychic determinism, the assumption that all human behavior is influenced by unconscious motives, is associated with:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

psychoanalysis

b.

nativism

c.

behaviorism

d.

Gestalt psychology

e.

functionalism

Question number: 114

» Treatment of Psychology Disorders » Treatment Approaches

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Those who decide that no one will ever love them again because they have been rejected by a “significant other” and are, therefore, unlovable are illustrating

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

overgeneralization.

b.

selective perception.

c.

all-or-nothing thinking.

d.

minimizing the importance of an undesirable event.

e.

depth perception.

Question number: 115

» Developmental Psychology » LifeSpan Approach » Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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Cephalocaudal means

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

from the head to the toes.

b.

from the past to the future.

c.

from the center of the body to the extremities.

d.

from birth to death.

e.

from toes to head.

Question number: 116

» Memory, Cognition, Thinking & Language » Memory » Retrieving & Recalling

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The recovery of information from memory is the process of:

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

amnesia

b.

storage

c.

forgetting

d.

encoding

e.

retrieval

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