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generalintelligence (g)

mental attribute that underlies a range of intellectual tasks.Proposed by Charles Spearman,who foundthat people that performed well on one type of mental ability test also tended to do well on other types of test.

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negativereinforcement

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