Learning-Social Learning Theory (CBSE-NET (UGC) Psychology (Paper-II & Paper-III)): Questions 1 - 5 of 13

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Question number: 1

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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

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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

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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?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

John Watson

b.

Edward Tolman

c.

Wolfgang Kohler

d.

Albert Bandura

Question number: 4

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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

Question number: 5

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Jolly watches a violent TV show and then pretends to shoot her sister Molly with a toy pistol. A psychologist would say that Jolly has learned this behavior by ________.

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Vicarious learning

b.

Classical conditioning

c.

Operant conditioning

d.

Latent learning

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