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Question number: 1

» Learning » Social Learning Theory

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After many unsuccessful attempts, the electrically shocked dogs give up. The gates open and the dogs could simply walk out, but they don’t; rather they just sit there. How can this concept be explained?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Vicarious learning

b.

Spontaneous recovery

c.

Learned helplessness

d.

Latent learning

Question number: 2

» Learning » Social Learning Theory

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Which theoretical viewpoint emphasizes the importance of learning for understanding development?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

behavioral theory

b.

humanistic theory

c.

Freudian

d.

information processing theory

Question number: 3

» Learning » Social Learning Theory

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Who argued that learning can take place when someone is watching another person and does that behavior even when not reinforced?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

John Watson

b.

Edward Tolman

c.

Wolfgang Kohler

d.

Albert Bandura

Question number: 4

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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Which learning principle states that a behavior that has a higher probability of occurrence can be used as a positive reinforcer for a behavior than one that has a lower probability of occurrence?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

spontaneous recovery

b.

Premack principle

c.

law of effect

d.

classical conditioning

Question number: 5

» Learning » Social Learning Theory

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The ability to learn by observing a model or receiving instructions, without reinforcement, is called________

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Social learning

b.

Instrumental learning

c.

Contingency

d.

Cognitive learning

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