Theories of Learning-Operant Conditioning [GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) Psychology]: Questions 21 - 24 of 100

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Question 21

Operant Conditioning
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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Which of the following are problems with punishment? (December)

1. The effect of punishment is often temporary.

2. Severe punishment creates fear and anxiety.

3. Mild punishment is paired with reinforcement of the correct behavior.

4. Aggressive punishment can model aggressive behavior.

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Choice (4)Response
a.1,2 and 4
b.2 and 3
c.1 and 4
d.2,3 and 4

Question 22

Operant Conditioning
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By a continuous reinforcement schedule, we mean that

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Choice (4)Response
a.responding without pausing is the requirement for reinforcement.
b.reinforcement continues even when errors are made.
c.each correct response is reinforced.
d.reinforcements occur continuously regardless of the subject’s behavior.

Question 23

Operant Conditioning
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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

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Choice (4)Response
a.primary reinforcers.
b.prepotent responses.
c.generalized reinforcers.
d.tokens.

Question 24

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

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Choice (4)Response
a.Aggravate
b.Replace
c.Suppress
d.Enhance