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The midterm will consist of 75 multiple choice questions. Questions will be taken from chapters 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 & 7 and lecture material. Students will have 90 minutes to write the exam. The lecture for the day will start at about 12:10. Below are some representative sample questions. Answers are at the very end of the document. 1. In classical conditioning, the intensity of the CS affects a. the rate of acquisition b. the asymptote of conditioning c. both A and B d. neither A nor B 2. Steve says that he was very nervous when he first attended college classes, but now he feels quite relaxed. Steve’s loss of anxiety is most likely an example of a. learning b. disease c. maturation d. fatigue 3. The phenomenon that is nearly the opposite of habituation is a. habitation b. inhabituation c. stabilization d. sensitization 4. In aversive counter conditioning treatment for alcoholism, the taste of alcohol would be the a. US b. CS c. CR d. b and c
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5. The kind of study that is most likely to require statistical analysis is a a. between-subjects experiment b. within-subjects experiment c. ABA design d. observational study 6. In classical conditioning, the rate of learning (i.e., acquisition) to a single CS may be slow if a. the CS is familiar b. the CS is novel c. the US is novel d. none of the above 7. To show that an instance of taste-aversion learning is not simply a case of sensitization, one a. can demonstrate that the aversion does not disappear with the passage of time b. can demonstrate that the aversion does not extinguish rapidly c. can demonstrate that the aversion is specific to the food paired with the illness d. all of the above 8. Most mutations a. are not helpful to survival b. contribute to survival in important ways c. cause monsterism d. occur in one-celled organisms 9. In within-subject experiments, each subject’s performance is compared with his or her performance during a a. control period b. random sampling period c. baseline period
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d. benchmark session 10. If, following conditioning, a CS is repeatedly presented without the US, the procedure is called a. higher-order conditioning b. latent inhibition c. extinction d. preconditioning 11. A modal (fixed) action pattern
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This note was uploaded on 06/07/2011 for the course EAB 3002 taught by Professor Lubin during the Spring '08 term at FIU.

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