The Behavioral/Learning Model of Abnormal Behavior: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Sara feels anxious about solving fraction problems. Soon, Sara becomes anxious about attempting any mathematical problems. This is a phenomenon known as:

Question 2 2. The kids in the Bobo doll experiment:

Question 3 3. A shaping program incorporates all of the following, EXCEPT:

Question 4 4. An instructor was doing a demonstration with her class. She had the students form pairs and look in each other's eyes. She then suddenly turned off the lights and blew a whistle. She repeated this process several times. Finally, she blew the whistle but left the lights on. To the amazement of the students as they watched, the pupils of their eyes began to dilate. Seeing the eyes dilate after the whistle blew with the lights on is an example of:

Question 5 5. Watson was able to condition the baby to _____.

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Question 6 6. When the conditioned stimulus is no longer paired with the unconditioned stimulus, what occurs?

Question 7 7. What is the difference between negative reinforcement and punishment?

Question 8 8. 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 9 9. A child's weekly allowance is an example of a _____.

Question 10 10. In the behavioral model of abnormality, what do practitioners treat as the primary cause of a psychological problem?

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Question 11 11. What makes the behavioral model of abnormality different from other models?

Question 12 12. Which of the following statements is true about evolutionarily-advantageous bodily defense mechanisms?

Question 13 13. Which of the following does a conditioned person do?

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Which of the following is an example of intrinsic reinforcement?

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Question 16 16. In John Garcia's experiments, the rats did not want to eat the things they'd been fed shortly before being irradiated. What is a plausible explanation for this observation?

Question 17 17. Secondary, or conditioned, reinforcement is:

Question 18 18. Social cognitive theory was rooted in the famous 'BoBo Doll' experiment conducted by which of the following psychologists:

Question 19 19. Which of the following does counterconditioning involve?

Question 20 20. Which of these is NOT a step in the shaping process?

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Question 21 21. Rose is afraid of dogs, but her family really wants to get a dog. She meets with a therapist who has her visit a pet adoption center. Every time Rose visits the the pet adoption center, she brings along photos and videos of her kids. These make her happy. Soon, Rose feels happy every time she sees all the dogs at the center. This is an example of _____.

Question 22 22. Who was the behaviorist who developed the Operant Conditioning Chamber?

Question 23 23. Ellie has been diagnosed with depression. What would be a drawback for her if she decided to seek help from a therapist that provides treatment using the behavioral model?

Question 24 24. In Wolfgang Köhler's experiment, the chimp reached the banana by _____.

Question 25 25. Keller and Marian Breland's raccoon experiment showed that:

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Question 26 26. Julie is afraid of germs, so her therapist asks her to relax her body while imagining being exposed to many germs. Her therapist is using:

Question 27 27. Classical conditioning involves _____.

Question 28 28. McDonald's using Olympic athletes in its ads is classical conditioning because _____.

Question 29 29. Fishing, in which you may catch something after 15 minutes, then another after 45 minutes, then another after two hours, is an example of a _____.

Question 30 30. Why is scheduling useful in reinforcement?

The Behavioral/Learning Model of Abnormal Behavior: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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