Principles of Educational Psychology

Psychology

Quiz 5 :

Learning and Behaviour Processes

Quiz 5 :

Learning and Behaviour Processes

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When behaviourists describe the learner as a "black box," they mean that:
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What is the main difference between contiguity and contingency?:
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Mr.Hall tells his students that they can do whatever they want for the first ten minutes of class, but then must turn their attention to the day's assignment.The students are delighted with their ten minutes of "free time" but then do not attend to the assignment when it is time for them to do so.From an operant conditioning perspective, what mistake has Mr.Hall made?
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Which of the following is the closest to the concept of learning?
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Primary reinforcers are stimuli that:
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Nathan is extremely anxious whenever he takes a test.From a classical conditioning perspective, we should:
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Classical conditioning typically occurs when:
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Which one of the following situations illustrates extinction of a classically conditioned response?
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The basic idea underlying operant conditioning is that:
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Which one of the following is not a classroom example of behaviourist assumptions?
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Three of the following are basic assumptions of behaviourism in relation to learning.Which one is not?
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Heather, a student with an undiagnosed learning disability, misbehaves during language arts and is sent to the principal's office.Heather's strategy might be indicative of:
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Three of the following are examples of operant conditioning.Which one is not?
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Classical conditioning and operant conditioning are two types of learning described by behaviourists.A major difference between them is that:
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Each time Annette reads aloud in class, she is mocked because of her accent.According to behaviourists, Annette has likely learned to dread reading because:
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Which one of the following examples best illustrates the effect of contiguity on learning?
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Jane learned the sign for "more" in the context of food.When she uses the sign "more" in the context of play, Jane is displaying:
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A conditioned stimulus in classical conditioning is one that:
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Matthew once had a teacher who punished him severely whenever he did poorly on a mathematics test.Now he refuses to open a math book, saying that he is "too scared" to do so.He has learned to associate mathematics with the pain of punishment.Here, the painful punishment is a(n):
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Which of the following teachers is incorporating the principles of classical conditioning in their approach?
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