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law of effect

 a principle oflearning put forward by Thorndike, which proposes that whenever aresponse is followed by a reward, it is strengthened and therefore more likely to be repeated.

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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)