Chapter 7 study questions
What is the definition of learning?
Which psychologist do we most closely associate with classical conditioning?
What kind of learning happens with classical conditioning?
What is a stimulus? What is a response?
In classical conditioning, define and understand the following four components: US, UR, NS/CS, CR.
Diagram/describe how classical conditioning explains this scenario: A dog runs to the front door when it hears its owner take the leash out of the closet.
Define generalization and be able to provide an example.
Which psychologist do we most closely associate with operant conditioning?
What kind of learning happens with operant conditioning?
What is shaping?
What is the definition of a reinforcer? What are the 2 types of reinforcement? (Give an example of each kind.)
What is the definition of a punishment? What are the 2 types of punishment? (Give an example of each kind.)
What are four negative effects of using punishment? Can parents be trained to use more effective techniques?
What is partial reinforcement? What are the descriptions (and provide an example) of the following partial reinforcement schedules:
Which schedule describes how the following people are reinforced:
Which schedule(s) produces the highest rate of responding–why?
How is classical conditioning different than operant conditioning?
Which psychologist do we most closely associate with observational learning?
What is observational learning? What is the best way for a parent to use observational learning most effectively?
In what ways does watching violent media affect us?