1. What is habituation?
- Decreased response to a repeated stimulus dictated by one's genes
- Decreased response to a repeated stimulus dictated by the nervous system
- Decreased response to a sudden stimulus dictated by the nervous system
- Increased response to a sudden stimulus dictated by the nervous system
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2. Which of these describes the process of discrimination in classical conditioning?
- Remembering an extinguished association without more learning trials
- Applying a conditioned response to similar stimulus
- Applying a conditioned response to some stimulus but not others
- Weakening a conditioned response due to lack of UCS pairing (learnt inhibition)
3. Which of these cognitive behaviours increases strength of conditioning?
- Expectancy of CS to predict UCS
- Blocking due to prior association
- Latent inhibition due to prior exposure to NS
- Paying strong attention to an association and then later being exposed to stimulus paired in another association.
4. Which of these facts about learning and the brain is NOT true?
- Stimulation from environment increases brain weight, dendrites, neurotransmitters and synapses.
- Learning affects the brain for example reduces activity in frontal lobe to create automatic responses.
- Learning is controlled by the hypothalamus
- Consolidation helps improve skills learnt without practice
5. Which of these does NOT describe a feature of classical conditioning?
- Works best using backward pairing = Presenting the neutral stimulus after the unconditioned stimulus
- Association of two stimulus resulting in the neutral stimulus producing the same response as the first.
- Higher order conditioning = Conditioning of a neutral stimulus by pairing with an already conditioned stimulus
- Works best under repeated pairings, intense stimulus and short time intervals