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Question number: 1253

» 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?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

Kohler

b.

Watson

c.

Skinner

d.

Tolman

e.

Pavlov

Question number: 1254

» 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

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a.

hypotheses.

b.

learning strategies.

c.

axioms.

d.

theories.

e.

fallacies.

Question number: 1255

» Biological Bases of Behavior » The Brain » Cerebral Cortex

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Your brain knows that you have stubbed your toe because

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a.

efferent nerves transfer that information to the brain.

b.

glial cells transfer that information to the brain.

c.

afferent nerves transfer that information to the brain.

d.

dopamine transfers that information to the brain.

e.

myelin sheaths transfer that information to the brain.

Question number: 1256

» Sensation & Perception » Perceptual Processes » Extrasensory Perception

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An ability to “read” another person’s mind is termed

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a.

telepathy.

b.

cognition.

c.

precognition.

d.

psychokinesis.

e.

clairvoyance.

Question number: 1257

» History, Approaches & Research Methods » Approaches & Perspectives

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Whereas the ________ asked what happens when an organism does something; the ________ asked how and why.

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a.

structuralist, introspections

b.

structuralist, functionalist

c.

Functionalist, behaviorist

d.

structuralist, humanist

e.

Functionalist, structuralist

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