1. an escalation in the likelihood of the happening of some activity because that activity results in the display of a stimulant or of some scenario. 2. the process of expressing a positive reinforcer following a response.
What is POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT?
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POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT: "Positive reinforcement is vital when training a dog."
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