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positivereinforcement

 in operant conditioning, a process of increasing the likelihood of aresponse by immediately following the response with a desirable stimulus (a positive reinforcer).

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June 21st 2021

pervasive developmentdisorder (PDD)

refers to a group of five disorders characterised by delays inthe development of multiple basic functions includingsocialisation andcommunication. The most commonly known PDD is autism.