Exam01 - Exam 1 Ch 1-7 1. Which of the following is not...

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Exam 1 Ch 1-7 1. Which of the following is not behavior? A) a person thinking b) a dog barking c) taking an exam d) a car backfiring 2. Actions that can be observed by others are _________ actions. a) covert b) obvious c) overt d) reinforced 3. __________ behaviors are private internal activities that can readily be observed by anyone else. a) covert b) hidden c) overt d) punished 4. Which of the following is not a dimension of behavior a) frequency b) weight c) Intensity d)duration 5. When speaking of behavior we speak in _______ terms. a) regular b) observable c) general d) biological 6. People, objects and events in an individual’s immediate environment are referred to as a) responses b) behaviors c) stimuli d) schedules 7. Typically we use a DRL schedule when the behavior we want to reduce is: a) dangerous b) of low frequency c) desirable, but occurring too often d) none of the above 8. A __________, when presented immediately following a behavior, causes the behavior to increase in frequency a) positive reinforcer b) negative reinforcer c) positive punisher d) positive reinforcement 9. ____________ is the principle that if in a given situation, somebody does something that is followed immediately by a positive reinforcer, then that person is more likely to do the same thing again when he or she encounters a similar situation a) positive punishment b) positive reinforcer c) positive reinforcement d) behavior modification 10. Which of the following does not represent known categories of positive reinforcers? a) consumables b) possessions c) reflexive d) social 11 . A positive reinforcer: a) works for anyone b) increases the behavior it follows c) is always a food item d) is a principle of behavior
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12 . A typical interval size to start a DRO schedule is: a) 5 minutes b) one half of the final desired interval length c) the mean of the inter- response intervals observed in baseline (mean inter-response time) d) The longest inter-response interval observed in baseline 13 . Selecting specific responses to reinforce increases the effectiveness of programs using positive reinforcement due to: a) decreased satiation and reinforcer effectiveness b) generalization c) motivating operations (MO) d) increased reliability of measurement and application consistency 14 . The Premack principle states that: a) a low probability activity can be a reinforcer b) a high frequency behavior can be used to increase a low frequency behavior by arranging the low frequency behavior to
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course PHY 205 taught by Professor Barlly during the Spring '11 term at University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

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