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neuroscience

a branch of psychology, also called physiological psychology. Neuroscience is the study of thefunctioning of the nervous system which includes the structures andfunctioning of the brain and its relationship to behaviour.

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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)