“ Response Hierarchy ”
- In explaining personality characteristics in humans today, what does evolutionary psychology assume?
- Why are people aggressive, according to evolutionary psychology?
- What is sensation seeking, and please give some examples.
- Summarize the basic principles of operant conditioning—that is, how do reinforcement, punishment, and extinction influence the rate of responding?
- Describe how shaping builds new behaviors?
- Describe applications of Skinner’s ideas to education?
- Explain the concept of “generalization.”
- Explain what is meant by “response hierarchy” and give an example.
- List the four critical training periods of childhood. Explain what is learned in each stage.