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Chapter 5 / Exercise 4
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Question 1You know that genetics has given your new baby sister innate traits, such as how to suckle and cry. Yet some people tell you that she is born knowing nothing. These people believe in ________, which says that the environment teaches infants everything.A. a clean startB. pure mindsC. tabula rasaD. white space
Question 2Sunil wishes to classically condition his dog to fear skunks so he does not get sprayed again. This task should be much easier than teaching him to fear a houseplant because:
Question 3As discussed in the text, in the fear conditioning of Little Albert, John B. Watson used the following stimuli: unconditioned stimulus—________; conditioned stimulus—________.
Question 4What psychological principle did Pavlov’s experiments teach us?
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Question 5If you trained a rat to fear a flashing light by pairing it with a painful electric shock, what would be the conditioned stimulus?A. extinctionB. flashing lightC. fearD. electric shock
Question 6The first time you pick up your pet hamster it recoils in fear, but after a week of handling, your hamster isnot bothered anymore. What change came over your hamster through the simple act of repetitive handling?
Question 7Gambling on a slot machine involves rewards on a ________ schedule.
Question 8Why is B. F. Skinner’s dream of solving all social problems through operant conditioning impossible?

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