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Question 56

Operant Conditioning
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Assertion-Reason▾

Assertion (Ꭺ)

When a response is conditioned under intermittent reinforcements, it is more difficult to extinguish such a response in comparison to the response conditioned under continuous reinforcement.

Reason (Ꭱ)

On continuously reinforced trials, the interfering-frustrative responses become extinguished.

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Choice (4)Response
a.Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true but Ꭱ is NOT the correct explanation of Ꭺ
b.Ꭺ is false but Ꭱ is true
c.Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are true and Ꭱ is the correct explanation of Ꭺ
d.Both Ꭺ and Ꭱ are false

Question 57

Operant Conditioning
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After a response has been extinguished, it will often reappear after a short time has passed. This is called

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Choice (4)Response
a.extinction recovery.
b.spontaneous recovery.
c.adaptiveness.
d.expectation checking.

Question 58

Operant Conditioning
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Operant conditioning was studied by

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Choice (4)Response
a.Maslow.
b.Freud.
c.Pavlov.
d.Skinner.

Question 59

Operant Conditioning
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If the conditioned stimulus is presented many times without reinforcement, we can expect

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Choice (4)Response
a.extinction to occur.
b.the strength of the UR to increase.
c.an increase in stimulus generalization.
d.an increase in response generalization.