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Unformatted text preview: d. variable-ratio 5. During a typical morning, Colin checks the clock frequently before being reinforced with confirmation that the time for his regularly scheduled lunch break has arrived. In this case, Colin's behavior is reinforced on a ________ schedule. a. fixed-interval b. variable-interval c. fixed-ratio d. variable-ratio 6. To reduce the personally harmful behavior of some self-destructive children, therapists have squirted water in their faces whenever they bite themselves. The squirt of water is a: a. conditioned reinforcer. b. negative reinforcer. c. primary reinforcer. d. punishment. 7. Children who are promised a payoff for playing with an interesting toy have later been observed to play with the toy less than those who are not promised the reward. This provides evidence for the role of ________ in operant behavior. a. spontaneous recovery b. primary reinforcers c. cognitive processes d. negative reinforcers...
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Farthing during the Winter '08 term at University of Maine Orono .
- Winter '08