Brain Exercise 7 - a. punishment. 8. Winning after playing...

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Brain Exercise 7 Skinner 1. When should primary reinforcers be used to increase behaviors? a. never 2. Ignoring a child when she/he has a temper tantrum is an example of: Not reinforcing the behavior. 3. According to Skinner, anything that increases a behavior is called? reinforcement 4. Skinner believed in the use of: c. positive reinforcement. 5. Behaviorists focus on those factors in the environment that determine an individual’s conduct rather than: b. what lies within. 6. Giving a child candy every time she/he does her/his work is which type of reinforcement? c. continuous reinforcement 7. George Bush was spanked for not cleaning his room. This is called:
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Unformatted text preview: a. punishment. 8. Winning after playing a slot machine is an example of which type of reinforcement? c. variable ratio 9. Carson bailey is given a hug every time he does his homework. The hug is called a: a. reinforcer. 10. Colin Powel picked up the phone after it rang twenty times. This is called: b. negative reinforcement. 11. What is the goal of punishment? The goal of punishment is to decrease the probability of the behavior 12. What did Skinner think of internal forces such as the id (It), ego (I), and the superego (above I)? Skinner thought that internal these internal forced were fictitious....
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2010 for the course PSY PSY V29 taught by Professor Robinson during the Spring '08 term at Moorpark College.

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Brain Exercise 7 - a. punishment. 8. Winning after playing...

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