Behavioral Neuroscience-Theories, Applications and Issues (GRE Psychology): Questions 5 - 6 of 6

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Question number: 5

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In a series of learning experiments with monkeys, Harlow asserted that monkeys gained a sort of cumulative knowledge about solving problems. He came to this conclusion because with every novel problem it took the monkeys less time to learn how to solve it. Harlow called this

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Choice (4) Response

a.

higher-order conditioning

b.

instinct-learning interaction

c.

learning to learn

d.

trained anticipation

Question number: 6

» Behavioral Neuroscience » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which classic experiment indicated that behavioral traits could be at least partly determined by heredity?

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a.

Tyron’s experiment with maze-bright and maze-dull rats

b.

Thorndike’s experiment with cats in puzzle boxes

c.

Tinbergen’s experiment with stickleback fish

d.

Garcia’s experiment with food aversion

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