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neo-Freudian

a term that is usedto characterise a group of Freudian-influenced psychologists who,whilst accepting the concept of unconscious conflict, disagree over theextent of the influence of bodily pleasures or frustrations and haveplaced greater emphasis on other aspects of behaviour and experience.Famous neo-Freudians include Adler and Jung.

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negativereinforcement

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