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Lazarus (1922-2002)

a hugelyinfluential psychologist who focused on the study of cognition, in particular appraisal of emotion and stress, and coping mechanisms in response to stress.

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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)