instrumental learning

noun

psychol a method of training in which the reinforcement is made contingent on the occurrence of the responseCompare classical conditioning

Nearby words

  1. instrument landing,
  2. instrument panel,
  3. instrument station,
  4. instrumental,
  5. instrumental conditioning,
  6. instrumentalism,
  7. instrumentalist,
  8. instrumentality,
  9. instrumentally,
  10. instrumentarium

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