This information gathered for this quiz comes from Psychology 101,Chapter 4: Learning and Behavioral Theory.

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1.

B.
F. Skinner is considered the father of behaviorism.
   
True
   
False

2.

In
the original classical conditioning experiments, the sound of the bell
is considered the conditioned response.
   
True
   
False

3.

In the original classical conditioning experiments,
the salivation after being presented with food is considered an unconditioned
response.
   
True
   
False

4.

In
Operant conditioning, the response comes after the consequence.

   
True
   
False

5. 

Positive
reinforcement refers to adding something positive in order to increase
the probability of a behavior occurring.
   
True
   
False

6.

Negative
reinforcement refers to the adding of something negative in order to
reduce the probability of a behavior occurring.
   
True
   
False

7.

Slot
machines work well because they are based on a variable ratio schedule of
reinforcement.
   
True
   
False

8.

Not
using a candy machine again after losing money one time represents a major
problem with variable interval schedules of reinforcement.
   
True
   
False

9.

The
experiments in classical conditioning were originally developed by Ivan
Pavlov after accidentally stumbling on the phenomenon.
   
True
   
False

10.

Conditioning
could be considered synonymous with learning in that a conditioned
response occurs only after it has been learned.
   
True
   
False


 



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