Learning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 142 - 146 of 316

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Question number: 142

» Learning » Insight

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More recently, an experiment was conducted which has added evidence of insightful problem solving by a chimp. Name the investigator.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Shepard (1975)

b.

Kosalyn (1983)

c.

David Premack (1983)

d.

Marks (1978)

Question number: 143

» Learning » Punishment

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In a study of punishment, shock is administered to a hamster through a wire grid on the bottom of the cage. To the researcher’s surprise, the hamster learns to roll on its back when shocked so that its fur insulates it from the shock. The hamster’s response demonstrates

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Choice (4) Response

a.

negative reinforcement.

b.

positive reinforcement.

c.

cognitive learning.

d.

discovery learning.

Question number: 144

» Learning » Factors in Human Learning

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The tendency for prior learning to inhibit recall of later learning is called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

repression.

b.

retroactive interference.

c.

encoding failure.

d.

proactive interference.

Question number: 145

» Learning » Punishment

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Which of the following best describes punishment?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

declining response frequency

b.

addition of a positive event

c.

addition of an aversive event

d.

withdrawal of a negative event

Question number: 146

» Learning » Reinforcement

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A student does a good job on math problems for homework, and the teacher awards a sticker. This demonstrates the use of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

antecedents.

b.

extinction.

c.

reinforcement.

d.

spontaneous recovery.

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