Theories of Learning [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 87 - 90 of 185

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Question 87

Theories of Learning

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

Some factors that influence the effectiveness of rewards are (December)

1. Magnitude of the reward

2. Reward delay

3. Successive approximation

4. Need

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

1 and 2

b.

2 and 4

c.

1,2 and 4

d.

2,3 and 4

Question 88

Theories of Learning

Appeared in Year: 2014 (UGC)

Question

MCQ▾

A form of conditioning in which the onset of the Conditioned Stimulus (CS) precedes the onset of the Unconditioned Stimulus (UCS) and the presentation of CS and UCS does not overlap is termed as (December)

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Simultaneous conditioning

b.

Backward conditioning

c.

Trace conditioning

d.

Delayed conditioning

Question 89

Theories of Learning

Question

MCQ▾

In instrumental, or operant, conditioning the term ________ refers to the process of learning a complex response by first learning a number of simple responses leading up to the complex one.

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Shaping

b.

Escape

c.

Reinforcement

d.

Avoidance

Question 90

Theories of Learning

Question

MCQ▾

A punisher can be

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

a positive reinforcer.

b.

any consequence that reduces the occurrence of a behavior.

c.

the removal of a positive state of affairs.

d.

the onset of an unpleasant event.

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