In a conditioning experiment, a sound is paired with a brief puff of air to the eye of the rabbit. After several pairings, the rabbit ultimately blinks its eye when it hears the sound. Which of the following is true?
The puff of air serves as the unconditioned stimulus.
Learning that occurs but is not immediately reflected in a behavior change is called ______.
When Karawynn Long trained her cat Misha to use a toilet instead of a litter box, the last step in the training was teaching the cat to flush the toilet. True or False
________ refers to a series of smaller behaviors that eventually form a desired and more complex behavior when reinforced operantly.
Which of the following is an example of punishment by removal?
A.Receiving harsh criticism for lying to your parents.
B.Losing telephone privileges for breaking curfew.
C.Getting stung by a bee when walking barefoot outside and stepping on the bee.
D.Getting pepper sprayed for making a lewd comment to a stranger.
Losing telephone privileges for breaking curfew.
A Congressional hearing is taking place in Washington, DC. The representatives are discussing whether the portrayals of violence on children’s TV shows are perhaps contributing to the violence we see in schools today. The work of what psychologist is most relevant to their discussions?