CONTINGENT REINFORCEMENT

1. with regard to behaviorism, making the introduction of beneficial stimulants and, more seldom, the removal of unfavorable stimulants depending on the functioning of a sought after behavior. 2. with regard to leadership and management, the word is ascribed to any manner wherein a commander is dependent on prizes and consequences to inspire their supporters.

CONTINGENT REINFORCEMENT: "Contingent reinforcement is a highly effective parenting tool when used the right way."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONTINGENT REINFORCEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/contingent-reinforcement/ (accessed September 27, 2020).
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