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hypothalamus

 part of the brainthat is crucial in control the autonomic nervous system, maintaining homeostasis andregulating motivated behavior (e.g. appetite) and hormonal functions.

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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)