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Question 47

Theories of Learning

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MCQ▾

The first grade teacher gives students stickers when they perform well. If they earn five stickers in one day they are exempt from homework. The stickers in this example could also be called

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

primary reinforcers.

b.

prepotent responses.

c.

generalized reinforcers.

d.

tokens.

Question 48

Theories of Learning

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MCQ▾

If you have a snake phobia because you once heard a loud noise while looking at a snake, for you a snake is a (n)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

US.

b.

UR.

c.

CS.

d.

CR.

Question 49

Theories of Learning

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MCQ▾

A child has learned to avoid a furry, black cat. However, she still plays with her grandmother՚s short-haired tabby. Her response demonstrates

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

negative transfer.

b.

discrimination.

c.

extinction.

d.

successive approximation.

Question 50

Theories of Learning

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MCQ▾

Mild punishment tends to temporarily ________ a response that is also reinforced.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Aggravate

b.

Replace

c.

Suppress

d.

Enhance

Question 51

Theories of Learning

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MCQ▾

When you are first learning golf, you may hit one or two great shots in an entire round. You are being reinforced on what kind of partial reinforcement schedule?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

fixed interval

b.

fixed ratio

c.

variable ratio

d.

variable interval

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