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A Negative Reinforcer will decrease behavior
False
In classical conditioning, food is the conditioned stimulus for salivation
False
Removal of tokens for inappropriate social behavior in a class is an example of response cost
True
A consequence is non-contigent if it decreases a specific behavior
False
Successive approximation of speech might initially include reinforcement of any vocalization
True
Observer reliability is the measurement of agreement between independent observers
True
A schedule of reinforcement refers to the type of primary or secondary reinforcers used in the shaping process
False
A multiple baseline controls for subject confounding variables
True
Negative transfer refers to a lack of stimulus generalization
False
Replication is an important aspect of behavioral research
True
The multiple baseline design is generally an example of a single-subject design
True
Punishment in a juvenile detention house may be a time-out procedure
True
Punishment will frequently result in escape and avoidance behavior
True
The effectiveness of behavioral techniques may be accountable without data
False
A rising baseline is an indication of the operant level of a behavior
False
A classroom with continuously available record player, TA, and games may cause "stiumlus overload"
True
Money is a back-up reinforcer
True/False
Laws are statements concerning empirical scientific cause-and-effect relationships
True
A teacher giving a high amount of approval is responding to a "good class"
False
One of the most important contributions of behavior modification is its emphasis on operationally defined dependent variables
True