Psych Ch.6

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  1. a relatively permanent change in behavior based on experience
    learning
  2. another name for instinctive behavior
    species-typical behavior
  3. learning not to respond to a stimulus that is repeated
    habituation
  4. Marketers use ___ ___ effect in creating advertising.
    mere exposure
  5. True or false:  
    Humans tend to prefer stimuli to which they have been previously exposed, even if those stimuli were unpleasant.
    true
  6. What are the two general approaches to the learning theory?
    Behavioral and cognitive learning approach
  7. This approach involves classical and operant conditioning.
    Behavioral Approach
  8. This approach involves insight and imitation.
    Cognitive Approach
  9. a form of learning in which two stumili become associated
    classical conditioning
  10. What was the most famous classical conditioning experiment? What was the theory based on?
    Pavlov's experiment with dogs; reflexes
  11. True or False: 
    Reflexes have a biological basis.
    true
  12. Conditioned means ____.
    _____ means unlearned.
    learned; unconditioned
  13. the ___ does not produce any response.
    neutral stimulus  (NS)
  14. What is the process by which the UCR becomes a CR?
    acquisition
  15. ____ is when a person learns to respond to one stimulus but not to others that are similar.
    discrimination
  16. pairing relaxation with the stimulus that is feard
    countercondition
  17. the use of classical conditioning with the immune system is explored by who?
    psychoneuroimmunology
  18. In operant conditioning, the consequences of behavior such as ____ and ____ influence the chances that the behavior will occur again.
    rewards and punishments
  19. Who is credited as being the father of operant conditioning?
    B.F Skinner
  20. What states that behavior is controlled by its consequences and that it is learned through trial and error?
    law of effect
  21. a boxlike apparatus that can be programmed to deliver reinforcement
    operant chamber
  22. The central ideas of _____ _____ is that behavior is more or less likely dependent on its consequences .
    operant conditioning
  23. A response can lead to what three responses?
    neutral consequences, reinforcement, or punishment
  24. what increases the probability that the response it follows will recur?
    reinforcements
  25. what makes the response it follows less likely to recur?
    punishment
  26. When are consequences most effective?
    when they capitalize o n inborn tendencies
  27. What is continuous reinforcement?
    rewarding every correct response
  28. Behavior is more resistant to extinction with ________ ________.
    intermittent reinforcement

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