Learning-Social or Observational Learning [AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 5 of 9

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Question 1

Social or Observational Learning

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MCQ▾

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

Social or Observational Learning

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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

Social or Observational Learning

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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

Social or Observational Learning

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MCQ▾

The ability to learn by observing a model or receiving instructions, without reinforcement, is called________

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

Instrumental learning

b.

Cognitive learning

c.

Contingency

d.

Social learning

e.

Observational learning

Question 5

Social or Observational Learning

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MCQ▾

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 (5)Response

a.

Vicarious learning

b.

Operant conditioning

c.

Learning set

d.

Latent learning

e.

Classical conditioning

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