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Introduction to Psychology 11th Edition

Introduction to Psychology (11th Edition)

Book Edition11th Edition
PublisherCengage Learning
Section 15.1: An Overview of Abnormal Behavior
Section 15.2: Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Section 15.3: Substance-Related Disorders
Section 15.5: Treatment of Mental Illness
Chapter 15, Section 15.2, Review Questions , Exercise 3
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In avoidance learning, someone learns to make some response to avoid shock or other misfortune. What is unusual about this type of learning?

(a) If the stimuli change even slightly, the response does not generalize.

(b) After an interruption, rapid forgetting occurs.

(c) Older individuals learn more rapidly than younger individuals.

(d) This type of learning is highly resistant to extinction.

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