Research has suggested that which brain region mediates long-term consequences of uncontrollable aversive stimuli?
dorsal raphe nucleus
Lyle leaves the theater because the music in the show he is watching is too loud. This is an example of
Which of the following is an example of negative reinforcement?
Stella changes the oil in her car to avoid engine seizure.
With some difficulty, a raccoon was trained to place a single coin in a piggy bank, but when the trainer attempted to train the raccoon to place two coins in the bank, the raccoon rubbed the coins together for minutes on end, and would not drop the coins. This is an example of
According to behavioral systems theory, instinctive drift is a product of
the components of the system activated by the conditioning procedure.
Two groups of rats were trained to navigate a runway for food. One group earned a single food pellet, the other received three pellets. What will happen when they are both shifted to a situation in which they earn the alternative reward?
Rats that initially received the small reward will run faster for the larger reward than the rats that initially received the large reward did.