Learning (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 19 - 20 of 20

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Question number: 19

» Learning » Learning Theories, Applications and Issues

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Harry Harlow found that when infant monkeys were startled or frightened, they preferred a cloth surrogate mother over a wire mother who had food. The baby monkeys’ response indicated that

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

being raised with a terry cloth mother leads to an insecure attachment style

b.

the amygdala develops earlier in rhesus monkeys than in humans

c.

they had not developed object permanence

d.

contact comfort was more important to them than food

e.

rhesus monkeys do not develop normally with artificial food sources

Question number: 20

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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While swimming in the ocean, a woman was stung by several jellyfish. Now the woman refuses to swim at all, even at an indoor pool. Her new fear of swimming can be attributed to

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Choice (5) Response

a.

delayed conditioning

b.

second-order conditioning

c.

trace conditioning

d.

operant conditioning

e.

classical conditioning

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