Psy101_900_Sample_Quiz_2

Psy101_900_Sample_Quiz_2 - Sample Quiz 2 Time: 1 hour...

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Sample Psychology 101-900 Quiz 2 Time: 1 hour Dr. D. L. Chute 1. The therapeutic technique by which a phobic stimulus is conditioned to be associated with relaxation rather than anxiety is known as: a. extinction b. dishabituation c. systematic desensitization d. spontaneous recovery 2. What strengthens the likelihood of a behavior happening again through the removal or reduction of an aversive stimulus? a. punishment b. negative reinforcer c. primary reinforcer d. shaping 3. Which of the following is the type of reinforcement that results in a slow acquisition of a response but a great resistance to extinction? a. partial reinforcement b. continuous reinforcement c. biological predisposition d. punishment 4. Observing and imitating a specific behavior is known as: a. latent learning b. being a poser c. primary reinforcement d. modeling 5. When Frank’s mother-in-law yells at him, as she frequently does, he gets angry. Whenever he sees her, he feels hostile. What is the unconditioned stimulus? a. feeling hostile b. getting angry c. Frank’s mother-in-law d. yelling 6. The "classical" experiment associated with classical conditioning is a. dogs salivating to a tone b. rats pushing a lever to get a reward c. apes figuring out how to reach a banana outside the cage d. all of the above
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7. An event that increases the probability of the behavior which it most immediately follows is called: a. punishment b. reinforcement c. a free lunch d. the kiss of death 8. An educational bias in problem solving could a. prevent an adult from seeing a solution evident to a child b. produce language or mathematical solutions instead of form or spatial solutions c. produce the appearance of racial, ethnic, or age differences in problem solving ability d. all of the above 9. The Ziegarnik effect normally provides us with a sense of completion at the end of a task. This can be a disadvantage in solving problems that a. have more than one discrete step b. have more than one solution c. have to do with field dressing cigarette butts in the 30th Street Station d. all of the above 10. The tendency to fill in the gaps in memory leads to: a. recovering more information b. filling in the gaps with faulty information c. seeming to recover nonexistent memories d. all of the above 11. The research of Loftus on eyewitness testimony has shown that: a. we tend to remember what we have seen b. experiences after our experience can replace what we have seen c. both “a” and “b” d. "d" is for dummies 12. From our discussions of perception and memory, which of the following is true: a. what you see is true b. what you remember is true c. what you think is true depends on experience and evolutionary characteristics of the brain d. all of the above 13. Memories can be perceived through a. vision only b. hearing only c. vision and hearing only d. all the senses
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14. If you look up a zip code and forget it before you get it typed on your letter, this is a failure of a. the sensory b. short term memory
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2010 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Chute during the Fall '08 term at Drexel.

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Psy101_900_Sample_Quiz_2 - Sample Quiz 2 Time: 1 hour...

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