Learning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 10 - 14 of 310

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Question number: 10

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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What is meant by latent learning?

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a.

Learning that is based on rewards and punishments

b.

Learning that is not immediately reflected in a behavior change

c.

Learning that depends on the mental process

d.

A learning technique that provides precise information about one’s inner bodily functions

Question number: 11

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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In operant conditioning, a neutral stimulus that becomes reinforcing after being associated with a primary reinforcer is known as________:

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secondary reinforcer

b.

punishment

c.

primary reinforcer

d.

discriminative stimulus

Question number: 12

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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In classical conditioning, the gradual disappearance of the conditioned response when the conditioned stimulus is repeatedly presented without being paired with the unconditioned stimulus is known as:

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extinction

b.

stimulus generalization

c.

stimulus discrimination

d.

delay conditioning

Question number: 13

» Learning » Operant Conditioning

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Which is not an example of operant conditioning?

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A dog learns to turn in circles for a reward.

b.

A baby takes his first steps.

c.

Shelly gets $50 after getting a 90 percent in her math class.

d.

A horse jumps over a fence to avoid an electric shock.

Question number: 14

» Learning » Classical Conditioning

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As part of a new and fascinating research in behavioral medicine, researchers gave mice sweet water and injection of a drug that weakens mice’s immune systems after the water. Later on, when these mice drank sweet water, they showed signs of weakened immune response. Research is underway to see if the reverse is possible (if conditioning can increase immune functioning), a discovery that would surely have implications for new medical treatments. In this experiment, what is the sweet water?

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Unconditioned stimulus

b.

Unconditioned response

c.

Conditioned stimulus

d.

Conditioned response

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