Learning - Questions

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Chapter 5 Learning 1. Experience causes learning if it results in a a. cognitive understanding of what has changed. b. internal changes in the organism which may or may not be detectable. c. relatively permanent change in behaviour, capability or attitude. d. maturation of the targeted area. The term learning applies to behaviour changes a. that are relatively permanent. b. that result from maturation. c. stemming from fatigue, drugs or illness. d. that are temporary. Which behaviours are considered to be learned? a. Those occurring as a result of maturation b. Those occurring as a result of illness c. Those occurring as a result of experience d. Those occurring as a result of fatigue An important aspect of the definition of learning is …show more content…
d. began to salivate at the sight or smell of food as well as the taste.

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10. An involuntary response to a particular stimulus, such as an eye-blink response to a puff of air or salivation to food placed in one's mouth, is called a a. modified behaviour. b. conditioned response. c. vicarious response. d. reflex. 11. In the psychology of learning, any event or object in the environment to which an organism responds is called a. a mark. b. a discriminative event. c. a signal. d. a stimulus. 12. Which of the following is not an example of an unconditioned reflex? a. John's pupils dilating in response to a bright light b. Mike pulling his hand back quickly after touching a hot stove c. Rick wiping his dirty hands off on his jeans before picking up the mail from the table d. Tony's tears when he is peeling onions 13. Which of the following is an example of an unconditioned reflex? a. Joseph smiling after receiving a high grade on an exam b. Damien cheering his favourite team in the final play-off game c. Amanda saying “Thank you” to a helpful salesclerk in a store d. Bob pulling his hand back after touching a hot stove burner 14. In classical conditioning, the stimulus which elicits a response the first time it is presented to an organism is called the a. generalized stimulus. b. conditioned stimulus. c. unconditioned stimulus. d. neutral stimulus.

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15. In classical conditioning, if an animal responds to a stimulus the…