Learning (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 185 - 190 of 310

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Question number: 185

» Learning » Reinforcement

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Which of the following might serve as a secondary reinforcer?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

grades

b.

a pain-relieving drug

c.

sex

d.

food

Question number: 186

» Learning » Factors in Human Learning

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A puppy has begun to cry and bark in order to be let into the house. To extinguish this response, you would

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Choice (4) Response

a.

ignore the crying, letting the puppy in when quiet.

b.

swat the puppy with a newspaper whenever it cried.

c.

let the puppy in the house.

d.

let the puppy in when it cries, then swat it with a newspaper.

Question number: 187

» Learning » Concept & Definition of Learning

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Some responses are almost impossible for some species to learn, these are known as ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Prepared behavior

b.

Contraprepared behavior

c.

Acquired behavior

d.

Unprepared behavior

Question number: 188

» Learning » Behavior Modification

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A series of responses that gradually approach a desired pattern of behavior are called

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Choice (4) Response

a.

gradients.

b.

conditioning trials.

c.

adaptations.

d.

successive approximations.

Question number: 189

» Learning » Sensitization and Habituation

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A child who occasionally gets rewarded with candy after asking her grandmother for a “treat” is being rewarded on a ________ schedule.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

fixed ratio

b.

partial interval

c.

fixed interval

d.

variable ratio

Question number: 190

» Learning » Reinforcement

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A rat learns to push a button in order to turn on a tone previously associated with food. The button pushing has been rewarded by a (n) ________ reinforcer.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

generalized

b.

unconditioned

c.

secondary

d.

primary

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