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Unit 8 QuizQuestion 1A _________ assessment is a direct, data-based method of presenting one stimulus contingent upon a response and measuring the extent to which that response increases over time. This type of assessment verifies whether or not a stimulus functions as a reinforcer. A _________ assessment measures preference for stimuli,but does not verify whether these stimuli are actually reinforcers or not.Selected Answer:b. Reinforcer, preference.Answers:a. Preference, reinforcer.b. Reinforcer, preference.c. Stimulus, preference.d. Reinforcer, functional.
Answer Feedback:Correct.Question 2An S-delta is:
Answer Feedback:Correct.Question 3An advantage to survey methods of evaluating preference is that they are relativelyuncomplicated to conduct. A disadvantage of such methods is that:
Answer Feedback:Correct.Question 4An intern described a new client to his university class. He noted that the client showed problems with sustaining attention during classroom instruction and showed tendencies of ADHD. Later, in his description, he surmised that the client's ADHD was a cause for his inattentiveness. In this discussion, the two identified variables (ADHD and inattentiveness) are effects and unable to be separated from one another so that one could be manipulated, to test the effect on the other. This isan example of:
Answer Feedback:Correct.Question 5Assume you give a student in your class a forced choice preference assessment. Onthis preference assessment, computer time was ranked highest (that is, it was selected the most frequently). What can you say about computer time, based on this information?Selected Answer:b. Computer time may be a reinforcer for this student.Answers:a. Computer time is a reinforcer for this student.
b. Computer time may be a reinforcer for this student.c. Computer time is a punisher for this student.d. Computer time is a non-preferred stimulus.Answer Feedback:Correct.