Open ended essay questions.

  1. Extinction takes place more quickly after continuous reinforcement than after partial reinforcement. True
    False

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QUESTION 2

  1. When I drive, I make sure to focus more on the road than on my phone, radio, or anything else. In this example, the road is the stimulus with the highest level of _________.InterestFocusSalienceImpact

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QUESTION 3

  1. Pavlov’s dogs salivated in response to the ringing of a certain bell. If they also salivate at the sound of a different bell, they are showing: Stimulus discriminationConditioning discriminationConditioning generalization stimulus generalization

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QUESTION 4

  1. If I offered Bill Gates $1000 to mow my lawn, he probably would not do it. In this case, he would not respond to the reinforcer because, to him, it would have low _______.FrequencyMagnitudeValueDuration

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QUESTION 5

  1. What is the term for the research method in which the participant’s instrumental behavior can terminate aversive stimuli that are being delivered? Avoidance trial escape trialShuttle avoidance control trial

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QUESTION 6

  1. Students in the classroom behave very differently from students on Spring Break due to the different environmental stimuli. This is an example of: Behavioral varianceStimuli varianceDifferential respondingDifferential stimuli

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QUESTION 7

  1. What is the term for the change in response when a conditioned response does result in the anticipated reinforcement? Satiation theoryFrustration theory expectation theoryConditioning theory

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QUESTION 8

  1. Behavioral momentum typically increases the rate of reinforcement. True
    False

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QUESTION 9

  1. A talented musician might be able to easily distinguish and differentiate between notes simply by listening to them. This keen ability to differentiate between notes can be described as ______.FamiliarityKeen observation killed differentiation expert performance

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QUESTION 10

  1. What is the theory of extinction that is based on an individual’s ability to remember instances of reward and non-reward? Sequential theoryFrustration their memory theoryContrast theory

5 points