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false negative (also called a Type II error)

in inferential statistics, concluding that the observedresults are due only to chance when in fact a significanteffect exists

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June 19th 2021

negativereinforcement

in operantconditioning, a method to increase the probability and strength of aresponse by removing or withholding an aversive stimuliĀ  (negative reinforcer)