Learning-Operant Conditioning (AP Psychology): Questions 22 - 25 of 29

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Question number: 22

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After every third home run by an individual little-league baseball player, the coach rewards the player. What schedule of reinforcement is being used?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

fixed interval schedule

b.

continuous schedule

c.

fixed ratio schedule

d.

variable interval schedule

Question number: 23

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B. F. Skinner by means of “Skinner Box” experimented successfully for reinforced behaviors, which led up to the desired behavior. What is this procedure is known as?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Primary reinforcers

b.

Secondary reinforcers

c.

Reinforcement

d.

Shaping

Question number: 24

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What is meant by punishment?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Adding something unwanted when the subject is not doing the correct behavior and then stopping it when he or she displays the correct behavior

b.

Anything that comes to represent a primary reinforcer

c.

Taking away something unpleasant when the subject performs the correct behavior

d.

An attempt to weaken a response by following it with something unpleasant

Question number: 25

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What is Premack principle in operant conditioning?

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Choice (4) Response
a.

Acquiring a desired behavior from an individual can be effectively used as a reinforcer for another, less desirable activity.

b.

Punishment is effective when paired with an aversive stimulus.

c.

Primary reinforcers are used to reinforce desirable behavior.

d.

More desirable behavior can be achieved through positive reinforcement.

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