the electricity present in a body or substance that has an excess of electrons, as the electricity developed on a resin when rubbed with flannel.
Negative Or Positive Reinforcement: Which Is Better?Negative reinforcement vs. positive reinforcement Most people think that positive reinforcement means to lavish praise or encouragement, and that is a good part of its essence, but not all of it. What is negative reinforcement, then? Is that about withholding praise? Scolding? Admonishing? Positive reinforcement is actually something we’re all pretty familiar with. When you were a kid, did you get a weekly allowance for …
Compare positive electricity.
Origin of negative electricity
First recorded in 1745–55
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