TB8, L3 - Intelligence and Learning

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1. A positive operant:

  • None of the above
  • Increases the likelihood of a behaviour being repeated
  • Decreases the likelihood of a behaviour being repeated
  • Neither increases nor decreases the likelihood of a behaviour being repeated
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2. Explanation based learning (e.g. using analogy) is beneficial as

  • it is more enjoyable and more is recalled
  • it is quicker
  • it only requires one-trial
  • it is more enjoyable at the expense of less recall

3. The Flynn effect states:

  • None of the above
  • IQ improves from generation to generation
  • IQ remains constant from generation to generation
  • IQ worsens from generation to generation

4. What effect do racial and ethnic stereotypes have on IQ?

  • Differences in group averages are due to genetic factors
  • Although differences in group averages can be seen, all can be explained by environmental factors
  • IQ does not differ between various racial and ethnic groups
  • Differences in group averages can be seen which are not due to environmental factors

5. What do HOME scores show

  • If HOME scores fluctuate, IQ stays constant
  • No correlation between IQ and HOME scores
  • A positive correlation between IQ and HOME scores
  • HOME scores can not be generalised across social/ethnic groups

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