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hierarchy of needs

 Maslow's modelof basic human motives, which he saw as organised in a hierarchical structure; needs range fromthe bottom level ofphysiological (e.g. food, water, shelter) to thehighest level - self-actualisation. Needs at each level of thehierarchy must be met before the next level can be achieved.

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June 19th 2021


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