Learning-Operant Conditioning (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 25 - 29 of 31

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Question number: 25

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What is Premack principle in operant conditioning?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

More desirable behavior can be achieved through positive reinforcement.

b.

Primary reinforcers are used to reinforce desirable behavior.

c.

Punishment is ineffective.

d.

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

e.

Punishment is effective when paired with an aversive stimulus.

Question number: 26

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Michelle receives $2000 bonus at her job after she sold the most cars this month, what does this depict?

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Continual reinforcer

b.

Secondary reinforcer

c.

Partial reinforcer

d.

Primary reinforcer

e.

Total reinforcer

Question number: 27

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The term “reinforcement” refers to the pairing of:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

US and UR

b.

CS and US

c.

CS and UR

d.

CR and UR

e.

CS and CR

Question number: 28

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Edward Thorndike’s principle that a behavior followed by a satisfying state of affairs is strengthened and a behavior followed by an annoying state of affairs is weakened became known as:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

operant conditioning

b.

law of effect

c.

observational learning

d.

instrumental conditioning

e.

classical conditioning

Question number: 29

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Behaviour according to Operant conditioning theory is controlled by:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Its consequences

b.

Instinct

c.

Goal

d.

Free will

e.

Knowledge

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