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- Created on: 17-05-18 10:26
1. What did the Skinner box experiment involve?
- Rats activated levers, resulting in the rewarding of treats for the rats
- Dogs were conditioned to associate the ringing of a bell with the presence of food
- Rats completed mazes, which had a treat at the end
- Pigeons completed mazes, which had a treat at the end
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2. Positive reinforcemnet is..
- when a behaviour is reinforced by way of a reward
- when a behaviour is reinforced by way of punishment
- when a stimulus causes a conditioned response
3. Behaviourism emphasises that...
- New behaviour cannot be learnt, it is pre-programmed into the way we function/our mindset
- The environment has an impact on an individual's behaviour, more so than innate qualities
- An individual's innate qualities have a greater impact on their behaviour than environmental factors
4. What is a real life application of classical conditioning?
- Led to new treatments for phobias
- Led to new treatments for addiction
- Led to new treatments for healing fractures
5. Why has Skinner's Box experiment faced ethical criticism?
- The animals were in very stressful and unpleasant conditions
- The animals were starved