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  1. While readying to take a free-throw shot, you suddenly arrive at the answer to a chemistry problem you'd been working on several hours before. This is an example of:
  2. Which of the following responses is not learned through operant conditioning?
  3. Spontaneous recovery refers to the
  4. Taking a painkiller to relieve a toothache is behavior learned through which of the following processes?
  5. Which of the following statements is true of behaviorism?
  6. The technique of strengthening behavior by reinforcing successive approximations is called
  7. A child has learned to avoid a furry, black cat. However, she still plays with her grandmother's short-haired tabby. Her response demonstrates
  8. __________ occurs when making a response removes an unpleasant event
  9. A puppy has begun to cry and bark in order to be let into the house. To extinguish this response, you would
  10. Your handsome successful boyfriend winks at you each time before he tells you "I love you." Your expectation behavior of smiling when he winks is a(an)
  11. In operant conditioning, the reinforcer occurs __________ the response, and in classical conditioning, it occurs __________.
  12. Suppose that you taught your dog to roll over for the reward of a dog biscuit. Then, one day you run out of dog biscuits. Which schedule of reinforcement would keep your dog responding longer without a biscuit?
  13. The term reinforcer refers to any condition that _________ a response.
  14. Which of the following is NOT an example of an operant behavior?
  15. A Positive reinforcer seeks to _________ desired behavior. A negative reinforcer seeks to ________desired behavior.
  16. B.F. Skinner was a radical behaviorist who refused to
  17. A telemarketer who gets paid $1 for each magazine subscriptions he sells is working according to a _________ schedule of reinforcement.variable interval
  18. As a marine biologist, you are trying to teach a dolphin to jump over a bar. At first, you reward the dolphin every time it swims near the bar. Then, you only reward her when she emerges from the water near the bar. Eventually, you reward the dolphin each time she jumps out of the water. Then, you only reward the dolphin when she jumps over the bar. This technique is an example of
  19. Merideth is an expert of wine. In a fine restaurant she orders a glass of Santa Margarita's Pino Grigio. When the wine comes out she tastes it and correctly claims that she received Mezzacorona's Pinot Grigio instead. Merideth is demonstrating
  20. When your alarm clock rings loudly until you turn it off, it is acting as a
  21. ________ reported that watching violent behaviors makes children more likely to behave violently?
  22. A punisher is an aversive consequence that
  23. Which one of the following is an example of negative reinforcement?
  24. In operant conditioning, extinction occurs by:
  25. Toleman found that the rats he ran through mazes had created ________ to help them find where the food was placed even when they weren't initially awarded.
  26. Edward L. Thorndike argued that responses that lead to satisfying outcomes are more likely to be repeated, and that responses followed by unpleasant outcomes are less likely to be repeated. This became known as the law of
  27. In phase one of a study, a researcher classically conditions a dog to salivate to the ringing of a bell. In the second phase, the researcher pairs a flashing light with the ringing of the bell. After several pairings of the light and the bell, the dog will
  28. Which of the following statements best describes the role of biological processes in classical conditioning?
  29. Elizabeth picks up the clothes from her bedroom floor and puts them away to avoid her mother's repeated nagging. Elizabeth's behavior is being influenced by
  30. A person eats a hamburger at a restaurant and develops a very bad stomachache after finishing eating. As a result of the sudden illness, the person cannot eat hamburgers anymore. Just thinking about them makes the person feel sick to the stomach. In this scenario, the thought of. a hamburger is
  31. Joe wore pink socks before his favorite football team won the Super Bowl. Ever since this day, Joe always wears pink socks. His superstitious behavior is most clearly the result of:
  32. Which is a definition of discrimination that most directly applies to classical conditioning?
  33. A monkey is conditioned to flinch at the sound of a bell that was previously paired with a puff of air to the monkey´┐Żs cheek. Which of the following explanations would be consistent with a cognitive interpretation of this conditioning?
  34. John Garcia showed that when rats ingested a novel substance before becoming nauseated from radiation or drugs, they acquired a
  35. Mirror Neurons help with what learning process: