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The controlling variables of primary importance in applied behavior analysis are located in:
a) The environment
b) Consequences
c) The mental states
d) Reinforcement
a) The environment
Two functionally distinct types of behavior important to behavior analysis include:
a) Learned and operant behavior
b) Reflexive and respondent behavior
c) Respondent and operant behavior
d) Operant and conditioned behavior
c) Respondent and operant behavior
Which of the following is considered a property of behavior amenable to measurement?
a) Temporal Weight
b) Temporal Locus
c) Temporal Displacement
d) Temporal Size
b) Temporal Locus
A _____ denotes a set or collection of knowledge and skills a person has learned that are relevant to particular settings or tasks.
a) Repertoire
b) Behavior
c) Skill
d) Response
a) Repertoire
Behavior is affected by stimulus changes that occur prior to and immediately after the behavior. The term _____ refers to environmental conditions or stimulus changes that exist or occur prior to the behavior of interest.
a) Consequence
b) Stimulus
c) Event
d) Antecedent
d) Antecedent
A behavior that is elicited by antecedent stimuli and is "brought about" by a stimulus that precedes it is:
a) Operant
b) Learned
c) Respondent
d) New
c) Respondent
A response is followed by a stimulus change, the effect of which is an increase in the future frequency of behavior. Which type of stimulus-change operation most likely occurred?
a) Reinforcement
b) Punishment
c) Extinction
d) Positive Punishment
a) Reinforcement
A response is followed by a stimulus change, the effect of which is a decrease in the future frequency of behavior. Which type of stimulus-change operation most likely occurred?
a) Reinforcement
b) Punishment
c) Negative Reinforcement
d) Positive Reinforcement
b) Punishment
Water is an example of a ______ reinforcer, while money is an example of a _______ reinforcer.
a) Conditioned, unconditioned
b) Secondary, primary
c) Unconditioned, conditioned
d) Powerful, ineffective
c) Unconditioned, conditioned
Answering the door when you hear the door bell and not when it is silent is an example of behavior being under:
a) Simultaneous prompting
b)Equivalence
c) Stimulus control
d) Premack principle
c) Stimulus control
A behavior that occurs more frequently under some antecedent conditions than it does in others is called a(n):
a) Stimulus control
b) Operant behavior
c) Discriminative stimulus
d) Discriminated operant
d) Discriminated operant
Food deprivation may alter the momentary effectiveness of food as a reinforcer. Food deprivation is an example of a(n):
a) Satiation trial
b) Motivating operation
c) Operant behavior
d) Experimental control
b) Motivating operation
The three-term contingency is made of these three terms:
a) Attitude, behavior, reinforcement
b) Antecedent, reinforcement, punishment
c) Antecedent, behavior, consequence
d) Antecedent, stimulus, control
c) Antecedent, behavior, consequence
The term "contingent" as used in behavior analysis refers to the dependent relationship of a particular consequence on the occurrence of behavior and is also used in reference to the _________ contiguity of behavior and its consequences.
a) Temporal
b) Independent
c) Dependent
d) False
a) Temporal
_______ behavior is elicited by antecedent stimuli.
a) Operant
b) Temporal
c) Respondent
d) All
c) Respondent
Conditioned _______ are the product of respondent conditioning.
a) Antecedents
b) Stimuli
c) Punishers
d) Reflexes
d) Reflexes
Operant behavior is selected by its:
a) Consequences
b) Antecedents
c) Conditioners
d) Respondent
a) Consequences
Operant conditioning encompasses:
a) Time and stimuli
b) Antecedents and phylogeny
c) Conditioned and unconditioned
d) Reinforcement and punishment
d) Reinforcement and punishment