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Question 1

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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.

Latent learning

b.

Learned helplessness

c.

Spontaneous recovery

d.

Intrinsic motivation

e.

Vicarious learning

Question 2

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MCQ▾

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

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Freudian

b.

humanistic theory

c.

information processing theory

d.

ecological theory

e.

behavioral theory

Question 3

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MCQ▾

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.

Albert Bandura

b.

Edward Tolman

c.

John Watson

d.

B. F. Skinner

e.

Wolfgang Kohler

Question 4

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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.

classical conditioning

b.

Thorndike՚s Law

c.

Premack principle

d.

spontaneous recovery

e.

law of effect

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