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Question number: 1252

» Motivation & Emotion » Biological Bases

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The question, “Is your address (person’s address)? ” asked during the administration of a lie detector test, is a (n) ________ question.

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

experimental

b.

critical

c.

irrelevant

d.

control

e.

relevant

Question number: 1253

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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Schedules of reinforcement maintain your behavior. Which of the following schedules of reinforcement can be explained by this example: Calling a friend and getting a busy signal because the friend is frequently on the phone?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Fixed variable

b.

Variable ratio

c.

Fixed ratio

d.

Variable interval

e.

Fixed interval

Question number: 1254

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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Thorndike’s law of effect neglects the inner drives or motives that make learners pursue the “satisfying state, ” allowing learners to reach their goals. Who agreed with this statement?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Skinner

b.

Kohler

c.

Pavlov

d.

Watson

e.

Tolman

Question number: 1255

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Statistics, Research Methods & Ethics » Making Inferences

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The story of Clever Hans, the mathematical horse, illustrates the use of controlled observation to test a series of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

fallacies.

b.

axioms.

c.

learning strategies.

d.

theories.

e.

hypotheses.

Question number: 1256

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Your brain knows that you have stubbed your toe because

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

myelin sheaths transfer that information to the brain.

b.

efferent nerves transfer that information to the brain.

c.

afferent nerves transfer that information to the brain.

d.

dopamine transfers that information to the brain.

e.

glial cells transfer that information to the brain.

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