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Question number: 15

» Learning » Biological Factors

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While taking his math placement exam, Smith stuck on one problem. With only five minutes left, he suddenly arrived at the answer. What is explained by this?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Insight

b.

Latent learning

c.

Operant conditioning

d.

Learning set

Question number: 16

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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What is explained by a defendant who is harassed and tortured until he confesses?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Positive reinforcement

b.

Negative reinforcement

c.

Positive punishment

d.

Negative punishment

Question number: 17

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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Larry sells shoes for a living and the salary depends on how many shoes he can sell in a two-week period of time. What schedule of reinforcement is Larry being paid with?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Variable ratio

b.

Variable interval

c.

Fixed ratio

d.

Fixed interval

Question number: 18

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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Classical conditioning can answer which of the following questions perfectly?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Why are some animals difficult to train to perform certain kinds of behaviors?

b.

Why do people imitate behaviors they see someone else get punished for?

c.

Why do people repeat behaviors when they are followed by something good?

d.

Why do people associate certain foods with nausea?

Question number: 19

» Learning » Social or Observational Learning

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Jolly watches a violent TV show and then pretends to shoot her sister Molly with a toy pistol. A psychologist would say that Jolly has learned this behavior by ________.

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Vicarious learning

b.

Classical conditioning

c.

Operant conditioning

d.

Latent learning

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