Learning (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 12 - 14 of 20

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Question number: 12

» Learning » Instrumental Conditioning

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A city has different-sounding sirens for police, fire, and hospital vehicles. In addition, each of these vehicles can emit varying patterns of the sirens. Regardless of the type of siren heard by a line of traffic, however, the cars all know to pull to the right and clear the way. This is an example of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

forward conditioning

b.

operant conditioning

c.

stimulus discrimination

d.

stimulus-response theory

e.

stimulus generalization

Question number: 13

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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Julie feels sick whenever she sees a donut. Three years ago she had the stomach flu right when she ate two donuts. Since then, she cannot even look at one without feeling sick. Julie is a victim of ________ conditioning.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Social learning

b.

Food industry

c.

Classical

d.

Operational

e.

None of the above

Question number: 14

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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An experimenter wants to train a dog to bark at a red light. The dog naturally barks at a mouse when it is presented outside the dog’s cage. For countless trials, the experimenter presents the mouse and then the red light. The dog never learn to bark at the red light because

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Choice (5) Response

a.

the CS is not salient enough

b.

the UCR and the CS are not at all similar

c.

the CS precedes the UCS

d.

the USC and the CS are not at all similar

e.

the USC and the CS are presented in the wrong order

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