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Question 60

Operant Conditioning

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The technique of using desensitization involves

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

flooding the person with images of the feared stimulus.

b.

gradually exposing the person to the feared stimulus.

c.

systematically increasing the stimulus intensity up to the breaking point.

d.

gradually exposing the person to the feared stimulus only when they are fully relaxed.

Question 61

Operant Conditioning

Appeared in Year: 2013 (UGC)

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A person had a blue car that was in the shop more than it was out. Since then the person could not think of owning a blue or green coloured car. The person՚s aversion even to green cars is an example of

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Over-justification effect

b.

Generalization

c.

Discrimination

d.

Latent learning

Question 62

Operant Conditioning

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MCQ▾

Jimmy helps his father put away the dishes after dinner. Jimmy՚s father wants to increase the probability of this behavior and will be most successful by praising Jimmy

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

the next morning at breakfast.

b.

at bedtime.

c.

after all the dishes are put away.

d.

the next time they are putting away dishes.

Question 63

Operant Conditioning

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MCQ▾

Two principles of conditioning that have aided our learning and improved our adaptability as a species are

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Choice (4)Response

a.

spontaneous recovery and extinction.

b.

stimulus generalization and stimulus discrimination.

c.

lower order and higher order conditioning.

d.

extinction and inhibition.