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Question number: 1

» Learning » Social or Observational Learning

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After many unsuccessful attempts, the electrically shocked dogs give up. The gates open and the dogs could simply walk out, but they don’t; rather they just sit there. How can this concept be explained?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Learned helplessness

b.

Intrinsic motivation

c.

Vicarious learning

d.

Spontaneous recovery

e.

Latent learning

Question number: 2

» Learning » Social or Observational Learning

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Which theoretical viewpoint emphasizes the importance of learning for understanding development?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

behavioral theory

b.

Freudian

c.

ecological theory

d.

humanistic theory

e.

information processing theory

Question number: 3

» Learning » Social or Observational Learning

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Who argued that learning can take place when someone is watching another person and does that behavior even when not reinforced?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Wolfgang Kohler

b.

B. F. Skinner

c.

John Watson

d.

Edward Tolman

e.

Albert Bandura

Question number: 4

» 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: 5

» Learning » Social or Observational Learning

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The ability to learn by observing a model or receiving instructions, without reinforcement, is called________

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Instrumental learning

b.

Cognitive learning

c.

Social learning

d.

Observational learning

e.

Contingency

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