A-AS Level (CIE) Psychology: Specimen Questions with Answers 122 - 124 of 299

Question number: 122

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In graphing the results of an experiment, it is conventional in psychology to plot the values of the independent variable and dependent variables-What is the other name for independent variable on horizontal axis and dependent variable on vertical axis?

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In graphing the results of an experiment it is conventional in psychology to plot the values of the Independent variable on the horizontal axis or Abscissa and the values of the independent variable on the vertical axis or Ordinate.

The Abscissa Ordinate

The Abscissa Ordinate

Question number: 123

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Compare Response cost, Time-out and Extinction (Marks 6)

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Comparing Response cost, Time-out and Extinction are as follows

  • With extinction, the problem behavior is no longer followed by the reinforcing event that previously maintained the behavior With time out, her person is removed from access to all sources of reinforcement contingent on the problem behavior

  • With response cost, a specific amount of a Reinforcer the person already possess is removed after the problem behavior

Question number: 124

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Over the past year Henry picked up a habit of having a cigarette every day after lunch. Instead of sitting in the lounge with his friends he goes to is favorite spot in the courtyard and has his cigarette. For some reason he is unable to have his cigarette after lunch, he is not dependent on it and can still function normally. This is an example of which category of substance and Justify (marks 2) (Hint- Substance use, dependence, intoxication)

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The above case was an example of Substance use which does not interfere with his social educational and occupational functioning