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PSYC 317

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PSYC 317 PSYC 317

Emma Notetaker
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Cognitive Psychology
Mark Blumberg

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A practice quiz for the week 1 quiz for cognitive psychology
Cognitive Psychology
Mark Blumberg
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This 2 page Study Guide was uploaded by Emma Notetaker on Wednesday September 9, 2015. The Study Guide belongs to PSYC 317 at George Mason University taught by Mark Blumberg in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 32 views. For similar materials see Cognitive Psychology in Psychlogy at George Mason University.


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Date Created: 09/09/15
1 a What is operant conditioning How behavior is strengthened by the presence of positive reinforcers or withdrawal of negative reinforcers Tasks that require distinct responses for each class of stimulus Process in which an innate response to a powerful stimulus becomes elicited in response to a previously neutral stimulus Procedure that forces patients to pay attention to a specific message against other competing messages 2 What process refers to the time between the presentation of a stimulus and a person s response to it a b c d Positive reinforcers Analytic introspection Reaction time Cognitive mapping 3 What is cognitive psychology b Using behavior to infer mental processes A branch of psychology which focuses on an individual39s behavior and combines philosophy methodology and theory Studies strange patterns of behavior emotion and thought Scientific study of how people39s thoughts feelings and behaviors are influenced by the actual imagined or implied presence of others 4 What did Donders find from his reaction time study a b 5 Behaviorists believe that a b c d Simple reaction time is longer than recognition reaction time Simple reaction time is shorter than recognition reaction time and choice reaction time is shorter than both Simple reaction time is shorter than recognition reaction time and choice reaction time is longer than both Simple reaction time is the same as recognition reaction time increases the frequency of behavior Negative reinforcers Positive reinforcers Stimuli Observed behaviors 6 What part of the brain controls the sensation of touch a b c d Parietal lobe Frontal lobe Brocha s Area Cerebellum


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