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Question 1630

Prenatal Development & the Newborn

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Harlow՚s finding that baby monkeys prefer a terrycloth surrogate mother to a wire mother demonstrates the importance of

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Choice (5)Response

a.

imprinting or critical periods.

b.

contact comfort.

c.

acceptance.

d.

good nutrition.

e.

rejection.

Question 1631

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Which of the following statements explains classical conditioning?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

A type of learning in which a response naturally elicited by a stimulus comes to be elicited by a formerly neutral stimulus

b.

The process by which voluntary behaviors are produced in the presence of certain stimuli

c.

A type of learning based on modeling or imitating the behavior of others

d.

The process by which experience or practice results in a change in behavior

e.

A type of learning in which behaviors are produced based on rewards and punishments

Question 1632

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Which of the following best explains operant conditioning principles?

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Choice (5)Response

a.

The consequences one receives are directly based on his or her behavior.

b.

Continuous reinforcement is the best way to reinforce positive behavior.

c.

The conditioned stimulus one responds to is called a conditioned response.

d.

Negative reinforcement and punishment both equally help to rid unwanted behavior.

e.

To decrease undesired behaviors one must use negative punishment.

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