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Question number: 817

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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Which of the following best explains E. L. Thorndike’s law of effect?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

Receiving reinforcement every time a person performs a good deed, continuous reinforcement, will increase the likelihood that the person will continue that behavior.

b.

Behaviors are strengthened by positive consequences and weakened by negative ones.

c.

The stimuli of food, water, and sex are innately satisfying and require no learning.

d.

Behaviors that are negatively reinforced are more likely to discontinue than behaviors that are punished.

e.

Behaviors are reinforced through primary reinforcers.

Question number: 818

» Intelligence » Measurement of Intelligence

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The “Flynn effect” is a reference to the phenomenon of

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

culture loading of tests in terms of language.

b.

“recession” in the ceiling effect for giftedness.

c.

“inflation” of measured intelligence on tests.

d.

“Deflation” of measured intelligence on tests.

e.

gender differences in measured intelligence.

Question number: 819

» Therapeutic Approaches » Cognitive Therapy

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A cognitive therapist is concerned primarily with helping clients change their

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

habits.

b.

cognitions.

c.

behaviors.

d.

life-styles.

e.

thinking patterns.

Question number: 820

» Drugs & Its Induced Changes » Categories of Drugs

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Of the following categories of psychoactive drugs, which results in extreme alterations in consciousness, including a sense of timelessness and feelings of depersonalization?

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

entactogens

b.

depressants

c.

stimulants

d.

barbiturates

e.

hallucinogens

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