Learning (GRE Psychology): Questions 13 - 16 of 20

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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 (4) Response

a.

Social learning

b.

Food industry

c.

Classical

d.

Operational

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 (4) Response

a.

the USC and the CS are not at all similar

b.

the UCR and the CS are not at all similar

c.

the USC and the CS are presented in the wrong order

d.

the CS precedes the UCS

Question number: 15

» Learning » Theories, Applications and Issues

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As a father feeds his baby, he smiles and babbles encouragingly. The father’s babbling could be considered

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Choice (4) Response

a.

contiguity learning

b.

secondary reinforcement

c.

classical conditioning

d.

operant conditioning

Question number: 16

» Learning » Theories, Applications and Issues

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To motivate himself to study, a student decides that after learning a chapter of material he will treat himself to a movie. In this situation, seeing a movie is acting as a reinforcement for studying. This situation demonstrates

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Choice (4) Response

a.

a fixed-interval ratio schedule

b.

higher-order conditioning

c.

the Premack principle

d.

the Garcia effect

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