negative reinforcement

noun

psychol the reinforcing of a response by giving an aversive stimulus when the response is not made and omitting the aversive stimulus when the response is made

Nearby words

  1. negative lens,
  2. negative option,
  3. negative polarity,
  4. negative pressure,
  5. negative profit,
  6. negative resistance,
  7. negative scotoma,
  8. negative sign,
  9. negative stain,
  10. negative tax

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