PSY 300 Wk 2 Knowledge Quiz

Topics: Classical conditioning, Operant conditioning, Behaviorism, Extinction / Pages: 11 (1172 words) / Published: Mar 21st, 2015
Week 2 Knowledge Check
Concepts

Mastery

Score: 16/16
Questions

Classical Conditioning

100%

1

2

3

10

12

Operant Conditioning

100%

4

5

6

11

13

Extinction

100%

7

8

9

Cognitive-Social
Learning Theory

100%

14

CognitiveâSocial
Learning Theory

100%

15

10

12

16

Concept: Classical Conditioning
Concepts
Classical
Conditioning

Mastery
100%

Questions
1

2

3

1.As you drive down the street, a small rock hits your windshield.
You know that the small rock is not going to break through the windshield and hit you; however, you blink anyway. In this scenario, the rock hitting the windshield is considered what?
A. CS (conditioned stimulus)
B. CR (conditioned response)
C. UCS (unconditioned stimulus)
D. UCR (unconditioned response)

Correct!
The correct answer is: C. An unconditioned stimulus produces an involuntary reflex.
2.What kind of learning can be achieved through classical conditioning? A. Learning that an event occurred
B. Learning that people have certain patterns of behavior
C. Learning that two events are associated
D. Learning that a behavior produces a particular result
Correct!
The correct answer is: C. Pavlov discovered that by ringing a bell (producing a neutral stimulus), the dogs would salivate in anticipation of their food (unconditioned stimulus). Thus, the bell is associated with the dogs salivating; the two events are related. 3.In a typical classical conditioning paradigm, the unconditioned stimulus (UCS) is paired with which of the following?
A. A different unconditioned stimulus
B. A conditioned response
C. An unconditioned response
D. A neutral stimulus

Correct!
The correct answer is: D. Pavlov paired the unconditioned stimulus (meat) to the neutral stimulus (the bell). The

unconditioned stimulus creates an automatic or involuntary reflex to salivate.

10.Classical conditioning was originally proposed by whom?
A. John Watson
B. Edward Thorndike
C. Ivan Pavlov
D. B. F. Skinner

Correct!
The correct answer is: C. Classical

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