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General Psychology Exam 3 Dr. Bachorowski Spring, 2008 Print Name (last, first): ________________________________ Student ID #: _____________________________ Your participation in this examination signifies your understanding and promise to abide by the rules of the Vanderbilt honor code. Multiple Choice (two points each). Please label you chosen answer in the space below as well as on the scantron so that you can compare your answers to the answer key. _____ 1. People like to be rewarded for customer loyalty. Bread and Company takes advantage of this by offering one free sandwich for every 10 purchases. Bread and Company is using a ___________ reinforcement schedule. a. fixed interval b. variable interval c. fixed ratio d. variable ratio _____ 2. You drop by Starbucks late one night and they give you a leftover pastry from that day. Two days later it happens again (yum). And two weeks later, free pastry for the third time (yum yum). Now you’re hooked. You go to Starbucks late every night hoping to score some free pastry. You’ve been rewarded on a ___________ schedule. a. continuous reinforcement b. variable interval c. fixed ratio d.variable ratio _____ 3. The Halle Berry/George Clooney example shown in class was used to show a. that there are sex differences in learning. b. that there are sex differences in responsiveness to some kinds of reinforcement. c. that men but not women are responsive to smiles. d. that women but not men are responsive to smiles.
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_____ 4. When you were accepted to Vanderbilt, you were able to visit and walk all over campus prior to making your decision. Now, it’s the first day of classes. You know that your first class is in Wilson, your second at Blair, and your third on the Peabody campus. A fellow freshman has the same schedule, but wasn’t able to visit campus prior to coming here. You arrive at each class ahead of your classmate. Your navigational efficiency is probably due to a. social learning. b. place conditioning. c. latent learning. d. chaining. _____ 5. Sam is given 10 minutes to remember the following nonsense syllables: FET, LAH, RUP, NOL, WEP, NIV, WEZ, LOR, TER. In order of best to worst recall , he will be most likely to remember which of the following (for convenience, the choices are lumped into groups of three)? a. WEZ, LOR, TER // FET, LAH, RUP // NOL, WEP, NIV b. FET, LAH, RUP // NOL, WEP, NIV // WEZ, LOR, TER c. WEZ, LOR, TER // NOL, WEP, NIV // FET, LAH, RUP d. FET, LAH, RUP // WEZ, LOR, TER // NOL, WEP, NIV _____ 6. A figure describing Sam’s performance (question 5) would likely be consistent with a. the serial-position effect. b. a memory trace. c. a forgetting curve. d. a tuning curve. _____ 7. Which method of problem solving is paired with an inappropriate example?
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