The Learning Process Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Symbolic interactionism is a paradigm that analyzes the ways that individuals use which of the following to communicate?

Question 2 2. Which of the following paradigms is used in sociology to analyze the ways that a group cooperates to form a successful whole?

Question 3 3. A set of beliefs, assumptions, or concepts that comprise an ideology are collectively known as what?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is a sociological paradigm that is concerned with the negative influences on society?

Question 5 5. Like symbolic interactionism, which of the following is a term that refers to the study of cultural meaning of signs and symbols?

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Question 6 6. Mr. Zee claps his hands and his students immediately become silent. What is the clap?

Question 7 7. When the conditioned stimulus is no longer paired with the unconditioned stimulus, what occurs?

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

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is an example of intrinsic reinforcement?

Question 12 12. Secondary, or conditioned, reinforcement is:

Question 13 13. _____ are examples of primary reinforcers.

Question 14 14. Who was the behaviorist who developed the Operant Conditioning Chamber?

Question 15 15. What is the difference between negative reinforcement and punishment?

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Question 16 16. A child's weekly allowance is an example of a _____.

Question 17 17. Why is scheduling useful in reinforcement?

Question 18 18. Playing a slot machine, which provides inconsistently occurring payouts, is an example of a _____.

Question 19 19. Giving a lab rat food every third time it presses a lever is an example of a _____.

Question 20 20. 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 _____.

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Question 21 21. Verbal learning is related to which of the following processes?

Question 22 22. Which of the following makes paired associations more difficult to remember?

Question 23 23. What materials did Hermann Ebbinghaus use to test verbal learning?

Question 24 24. Which of the following best describes serial learning?

Question 25 25. Which of the following organizational processes involves connecting material to personal experiences?

The Learning Process Chapter Exam Instructions

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