Science Quiz / Psychology of Learning

Random Science Quiz
Score 0/24 Timer 14:00
DefinitionAnswer
Any process through which experience at one time can alter an individual’s behavior at a future time:
Decreasing the probability of a response:
Initially neutral stimulus becomes associated with the unconditioned stimulus through conditioning:
Decline in the magnitude of a reflexive response when the stimulus is repeated several times in succession:
A less frequently performed behavior can be increased by reinforcing it with a more frequent behavior:
Pleasant stimulus taken away to decrease probability of a response:
Reinforcing behaviors that aren’t quite the target behavior but that are progressively closer versions of it:
Receive something good to increase the probability of response:
Unpleasant stimulus is given to decrease the probability of a response:
Learned response:
Biologically significant stimulus that produces an automatic response:
Take away something bad to increase the probability of a response:
DefinitionAnswer
Behaviors that we reinforce only occasionally are slower to extinguish than those we reinforce continuously:
Founding Father of classical conditioning studied:
Increasing the probability of a response:
Founding Father of classical conditioning:
Sudden reemergence of an extinguished conditioned response after a delay:
Acquiring behaviors as a result of the outcome or consequence of those behaviors:
Pattern of reinforcing a behavior:
Gradual decrease and elimination of the conditioned response when the conditioned stimulus is presented repeatedly without the unconditioned response:
Linking a number of interrelated behaviors to form a longer series:
Learning that isn’t directly observable:
Tendency of an extinguished conditioned response to return when revisiting the original conditioning environment:
Automatic response to an unconditioned stimulus that occurs without learning:
Remove Ads.
Support Sporcle.
Get the best of Sporcle when you Go Orange. This ad-free experience offers more features, more stats, and more fun while also helping to support Sporcle. Thank you for becoming a member.

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
OR
Log In

Show Comments

Extras

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.

Details: