Behaviourist Approach Quiz

Question 1 of 34

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Name one assumption of the Behaviourist Approach

Select one of the following:

  • Behaviour is influenced by the three parts of the mind (i.e tripartite personality)

  • Behaviour can be explained by mental processes

  • Behaviour can be explained in terms of Operant Conditioning

Question 2 of 34

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Name another assumption of the Behaviourist Approach

Select one of the following:

  • Behaviour can be explained in terms of the social learning theory

  • Behaviour is influenced by early childhood experiences

Question 3 of 34

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Albert Bandura believed that aggression could not be explained using what theory?

Select one of the following:

  • Modern learning theory

  • Traditional learning theory

Question 4 of 34

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Children primarily learn their aggressive responses through ______________

Select one of the following:

  • Reinforcement

  • Observation

  • Association

Question 5 of 34

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What did Skinners Operant conditioning claim?

Select one of the following:

  • Children learn behaviour by just observing role models with whom they identify

  • Learning takes place through direct reinforcement

Question 6 of 34

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What is called when children learn about consequences of aggressive behaviour by watching others being reinforced or punished?

Select one of the following:

  • Indirect or vicarious reinforcement

  • Positive reinforcement

Question 7 of 34

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In order for social learning to take place, what must first occur?

Select one of the following:

  • Punishment

  • Mental representations

  • Observational Learning

Question 8 of 34

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What must be represented in term of expectancies of near future?

Select one of the following:

  • Possible rewards and punishment

  • Consequences of aggressive behaviour

Question 9 of 34

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What was the classic study done by Bandura et al (1961)?

Select one of the following:

  • GoGo doll study

  • Barbie doll study

  • BOBO doll study

Question 10 of 34

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How old were the children that were involved in the study?

Select one of the following:

  • 3-7 yrs

  • 3 1/2 - 6 yrs

  • 3-6 yrs

Question 11 of 34

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The results from Bandura's study were evidence of what?

Select one of the following:

  • Observational Learning and imitation of role models

  • Observational Learning and imitation of children

  • Observational Learning and imitation of aggressive behaviour

Question 12 of 34

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What is systematic desensitisation?

Select one of the following:

  • Therapy used to treat Psychotic disorders

  • Therapy used to treat phobic disoders

Question 13 of 34

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What is Systematic desenstitisation's link to the behaviourist assumption?

Select one of the following:

  • Mentally disordered behaviour is caused by the unconscious mind and wishes

  • Key influence on behaviour is how an individuals thinks about a situation

  • Mentally disordered behaviour is learned, like any other behaviour

  • Mentally disordered behaviour has a physical, biological cause such as an imbalance to neurotrasmitters

Question 14 of 34

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What is the aim of Systematic Desensitisation?

Select one of the following:

  • To learn a new stimulus response association through classical conditioning in order that an undesirable behaviour is suppressed.

  • To identify and challenge maladaptive thoughts and replace them with constructive, positive thinking that will lead to healthy behaviour

Question 15 of 34

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What is the first stage of desensitisation hierarchy?

Select one of the following:

  • Therapist and patient construct a desensitisation hierarchy which is a series of imagined scenes ranging from least to the most anxiety provoking

  • Patient is taught some relaxation techniques . Relaxation inhibits anxiety and this is called reciprocal inhibition

  • Patient moves up the hierarchy, at each step mastering total relaxation

Question 16 of 34

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What is the first stage of desensitisation hierarchy?

Select one of the following:

  • Therapist and patient construct a desensitisation hierarchy which is a series of imagined scenes ranging from least to the most anxiety provoking

  • Patient is taught some relaxation techniques . Relaxation inhibits anxiety and this is called reciprocal inhibition

  • Patient moves up the hierarchy, at each step mastering total relaxation

Question 17 of 34

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What is the second stage of the hierarchy?

Select one of the following:

  • Patient moves up the hierarchy, at each step mastering total relaxation

  • Therapist and patient construct a desensitisation hierarchy which is a series of imagined scenes ranging from least to the most anxiety provoking

  • Patient is taught some relaxation techniques . Relaxation inhibits anxiety and this is called reciprocal inhibition

Question 18 of 34

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What is the third stage of the Desensitisation hierarchy?

Select one of the following:

  • Patient gradually works through the desensitisation hierarchy, each time visualising an anxiety provoking scene and at the same time practising relaxation

  • Patient is taught some relaxation techniques . Relaxation inhibits anxiety and this is called reciprocal inhibition

  • Therapist and patient construct a desensitisation hierarchy which is a series of imagined scenes ranging from least to the most anxiety provoking

Question 19 of 34

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What is the fourth stage of the Desensitisation hierarchy ?

Select one of the following:

  • Therapist and patient construct a desensitisation hierarchy which is a series of imagined scenes ranging from least to the most anxiety provoking

  • Patient is taught some relaxation techniques . Relaxation inhibits anxiety and this is called reciprocal inhibition

  • Patient moves up the hierarchy, at each step mastering total relaxation

Question 20 of 34

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What is the fourth stage of the Desensitisation hierarchy ?

Select one of the following:

  • Therapist and patient construct a desensitisation hierarchy which is a series of imagined scenes ranging from least to the most anxiety provoking

  • Patient is taught some relaxation techniques . Relaxation inhibits anxiety and this is called reciprocal inhibition

  • Patient moves up the hierarchy, at each step mastering total relaxation

Question 21 of 34

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What is the fifth and final stage of Desensitisation hierarchy?

Select one of the following:

  • Patient moves up the hierarchy, at each step mastering total relaxation

  • Patient eventually masters the most anxiety provoking scene and thus overcomes their phobia

Question 22 of 34

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Systematic Desensitisation is an example of what?

Select one of the following:

  • Modelling

  • Counterconditioning

Question 23 of 34

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What happens in Vitro or Covert Sensitisation?

Select one of the following:

  • Patient watches someone else dealing with feared object and practices relaxation

  • The feared object is imagined using pictures or thought

  • No hierarchy is developed, the patient is simply presented with their feared object

Question 24 of 34

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What happens in Vivo desensitisation?

Select one of the following:

  • Fears are directly confronted

  • Feared object is imagined using pictures or thought

  • No therapist is required

Question 25 of 34

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What happens in Modelling?

Select one of the following:

  • No hierarchy is developed, the patient is simply presented with their feared stimulus

  • Patient watches someone else dealing with feared object and practices relaxation

Question 26 of 34

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What happens in Self-administered ?

Select one of the following:

  • No therapist is required

  • Fears are directly confronted

  • The feared object is imagined using pictures or thought

Question 27 of 34

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What happens in flooding?

Select one of the following:

  • Fears are directly confronted

  • Patient watches someone else dealing with the feared object and practices relaxation

  • No hierarchy is developed, the patient is simply presented with their feared stimulus

Question 28 of 34

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Name a strength of the behaviourist approach

Select one of the following:

  • Determinist

  • Scientific approach

Question 29 of 34

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Name one weakness of the behaviourist approach

Select one of the following:

  • Determinist

  • Focus on hear and now

Question 30 of 34

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Name one method used by the behaviourist approach

Select one of the following:

  • Case studies

  • Use of animals in research

  • Clinical interviews

Question 31 of 34

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Name another method used by the behaviourist approach

Select one of the following:

  • Lab experiments

  • Twin studies

Question 32 of 34

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Name a strength of using lab experiments to study behaviour

Select one of the following:

  • Best way to study casual relationships because extraneous variables can be carefully controlled

  • A true insight into behaviour can be obtained

Question 33 of 34

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Name a strength of using lab experiments to study behaviour

Select one of the following:

  • Best way to study casual relationships because extraneous variables can be carefully controlled

  • A true insight into behaviour can be obtained

Question 34 of 34

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Name a strength of using lab experiments to study behaviour

Select one of the following:

  • Best way to study casual relationships because extraneous variables can be carefully controlled

  • A true insight into behaviour can be obtained

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