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Question 1

Concept & Definition of Learning

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E. L. Thorndike is known for each of the following EXCEPT

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Choice (4)Response

a.

the concept of instrumental learning

b.

learning experiment using cats in puzzle boxes

c.

asserting that individuals repeat behaviors that lead to positive consequences

d.

the discovery of state-dependent learning

Question 2

Concept & Definition of Learning

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Punishment has been found to

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Choice (4)Response

a.

mask, rather than extinguish, conditioned responses

b.

be most effective in producing retroactive inhibition

c.

be most effective in producing proactive inhibition

d.

produce the extinction of phobias

Question 3

Concept & Definition of Learning

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Which of the following is an example of secondary reinforcement?

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Choice (4)Response

a.

Drinking water when thirsty

b.

Coming in second-place in a race

c.

Smelling freshly baked bread

d.

Removing a painful element

Question 4

Concept & Definition of Learning

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A rat conditioned to press a laver to receive food. In the beginning, the rat is rewarded with food every time it presses the laver. Then, the experimenter stops rewarding the rat for this behavior and eventually the rat stops pressing the bar altogether. Three days later the rat tries pressing the bar again. This is an example of

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Choice (4)Response

a.

latent responding

b.

incidental learning

c.

spontaneous recovery

d.

positive transfer

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