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weapon focus effect

 thetendency for witnesses to a crime involving a weapon (e.g. gun) to recall detailsof the weapon, but to be less accurate on other details such as the perpetrator's face.

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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)