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Question 25

Operant Conditioning
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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?

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Choice (4)Response
a.fixed interval
b.fixed ratio
c.variable ratio
d.variable interval

Question 26

Operant Conditioning
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To be effective, punishment should be

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Choice (4)Response
a.paired with reinforcement.
b.delivered late in the day.
c.immediate and severe.
d.explained in detail to the child.

Question 27

Operant Conditioning
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Two schedules of reinforcement that produce the highest rates of response are

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Choice (4)Response
a.continuous and fixed interval.
b.variable interval and variable ratio.
c.fixed ratio and variable ratio.
d.fixed interval and variable interval.

Question 28

Operant Conditioning
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Appeared in Year: 2013

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In operant conditioning a schedule of reinforcement that reinforces a response at unpredictable time intervals is the case of

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Choice (4)Response
a.Fixed – interval schedule
b.Variable – ratio schedule
c.Fixed – ratio schedule
d.Variable – interval schedule

Question 29

Operant Conditioning
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After weeks of successful extinction trials, your pet dachshund suddenly resumes burying bones in the front yard. Your pet therapist advises you that the dog’s behavior is an example of

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Choice (4)Response
a.stimulus generalization.
b.spontaneous recovery.
c.token reinforcement.
d.satiation.