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observationallearning

 a process of socialisation thattakes place as a result of an individual observing and imitating the behaviour of another person who serves as amodel, as opposed to through direct experience. See modelling.

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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)