Learning-Classical Conditioning (AP Psychology): Questions 10 - 12 of 31

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Question number: 10

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After overcoming her fear of the dentist, Jenny finds out she needs a root canal. But on her way, her old fears and anxieties returns and she starts to panic. What does this explain?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Discrimination

b.

Insight

c.

Spontaneous recovery

d.

Classical conditioning

Question number: 11

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Which of the following best explains E. L. Thorndike’s law of effect?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Receiving reinforcement every time a person performs a good deed, continuous reinforcement, will increase the likelihood that the person will continue that behavior.

b.

Behaviors that are negatively reinforced are more likely to discontinue than behaviors that are punished.

c.

The stimuli of food, water, and sex are innately satisfying and require no learning.

d.

Behaviors are strengthened by positive consequences and weakened by negative ones.

Question number: 12

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A passenger on an aeroplane was anxious about an important job interview the next morning, and was uneasy and nervous the entire flight. Back home a week later, he is anticipating a holiday trip. Previously this was not the case but now he finds himself suddenly nervous about flying and decides to cancel his plans to visit a friend living far off. What are the UCS, UCR, CS, and CR, respectively?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Feeling nervous and anxious, job interview, flying, feeling nervous and anxious

b.

Job interview, feeling nervous and anxious, flying, feeling nervous and anxious about flying

c.

Feeling nervous and anxious, flying, out-of-state relative, feeling anxious and nervous about flying

d.

Job interview, feeling nervous and anxious, out-of-state relative, feeling nervous and anxious

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