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Module 20


Through direct experience with animals, we come to anticipate that dogs will bark and that birds will chirp. This best illustrates: associative learning
The predictability of an association between a CS and a UCS facilitates an organism's ability to anticipat the occurrence of the UCS. This fact is most likely to be highlighted by a(n) _____________ perspective. cognitive
People have been observed to form negative attitudes toward Pokemon characters who were repeatedly shown with negative words and images next to them. This best illustrates the impact of: classical conditioning
If you get violently ill a couple of hours after eatig contaminated food, you will probably develop an aversion to the taste of that food but not to other things. This best illustrates that associative learning is constrained by: biological prdispositions
The law of effect was most clearly highlighted by: Skinner's experiments on reinforcement
In teaching her son to play basketball, Mrs. Richards initially reinforces him with praise for simply dribbling while standing still, then only for walking while dribbling, and finally only for running while dribbling. She is using a procedure known as: shaping
If the onset of a light reliably signals the onset of food, a rat in a skinner box will work to torn on the light. In this case, the light is a ___________ reinforcer. conditioned
Amos plays the slot machine for hours at a time. The monetary winnings despensed to him by the machine provide an example of _________ reinforcement. partial
Airline frequent flyer programs that reward customers with a free flight after every 25,000 miles of travel illustrate the use of a _________ schedule of reinforcement. fixed-ratio
The overjustification effect involves the loss of: intrinsic motivation
The law of effect was most clearly highlighted by: Skinner's experiments on reinforcement.
For professional baseball players, swinging at a pitched ball is reinforced with a home run on a ________ schedule. variable-ratio
During a typical morning, Colin checks the clock frequently before being reinforced with confirmation that the time for his regularly scheduled lunch break has arrived. In this case, Colin's behavior is reinforced on a ________ schedule. fixed-interval
For some children who bite themselves or bang their heads, squirting water into their faces when they hurt themselves has been observed to decrease the frequency of these self-abusive behaviors. This best illustrates the potential value of: punishment
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