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heuristic

 cognitive strategies, or rules of thumb? Heuristics provideinformal strategies to aid problem solving, which are usually more successful than randomsearch, but less effective than algorithms..

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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)