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Question 1 1. _____ are examples of primary reinforcers.

Question 2 2. Playing a slot machine, which provides inconsistently occurring payouts, is an example of a _____.

Question 3 3. Watson was able to condition the baby to _____.

Question 4 4. Giving a lab rat food every third time it presses a lever is an example of a _____.

Question 5 5. McDonald's using Olympic athletes in its ads is classical conditioning because _____.

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Question 6 6. In Watson's experiment, the baby initially _____.

Question 7 7. A few years ago, Claudia ate a tuna fish sandwich that made her sick. Since then, she cannot eat tuna fish sandwiches. This is an example of _____.

Question 8 8. Which of these is NOT a step in the shaping process?

Question 9 9. When the conditioned stimulus is no longer paired with the unconditioned stimulus, what occurs?

Question 10 10. Keller and Marian Breland's raccoon experiment showed that:

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Question 11 11. How does insight learning occur?

Question 12 12. A child's weekly allowance is an example of a _____.

Question 13 13. In Wolfgang Köhler's experiment, the chimp reached the banana by _____.

Question 14 14. Mr. Zee claps his hands and his students immediately become silent. What is the clap?

Question 15 15. Mrs. García has planned a shaping program. The first thing that she did was to clearly define the target behavior, and then she decided when to deliver the _____. Based on how Mrs. Garcia is planning the shaping program, it is likely it will succeed.

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Question 16 16. A shaping program should be continued until the student can _____.

Question 17 17. In the prisoner's dilemma situation featuring Bonnie and Clyde, the most favorable outcome for both prisoners is for

Question 18 18. A shaping program incorporates all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 19 19. On the first day of kindergarten Mrs. Rose's class appears nervous. Mrs. Rose allows the children to have free time to color and play with clay. Each day during the first week of school, Mrs. Rose allows the children free time. By the end of the first week, the children appear calm and enter the room with happy faces. For the children, the kindergarten classroom has become the

Question 20 20. John Watson's experiments involved the unconditioned stimulus of _____ with the conditioned stimulus of _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is the BEST explanation of the purpose behind Merrill Flood and Melvin Dresher's game theory experiments:

Question 22 22. In operant conditioning, changes in behavior are

Question 23 23. What is the difference between negative reinforcement and punishment?

Question 24 24. Shaping involves reinforcing behaviors that _____.

Question 25 25. Classical conditioning involves _____.

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Question 26 26. One conclusion of Albert Bandura's experiment is that _____.

Question 27 27. In Keller and Marian Breland's raccoon experiment, why didn't raccoons put coins in a piggy bank when they were given multiple coins?

Question 28 28. Sara feels anxious about solving fraction problems. Soon, Sara becomes anxious about attempting any mathematical problems. This is a phenomenon known as:

Question 29 29. Secondary, or conditioned, reinforcement is:

Question 30 30. Why is it important to behave in an appropriate manner in front of children?

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