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habit

 a behaviour thatdevelops as a result of experience and occurs almost automatically. For instance, behavioursthat satisfy psychological cravings (through for example chainsmoking). 

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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 stimuli  (negative reinforcer)