COVERT POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT

with regard to behavior therapy, a method wherein someone visualizes engaging in a favorable action which is follow by an enjoyable effect and then practiced the action with the hope that it will, at some point, be accepted. Commonly referred to as covert negative reinforcement.

COVERT POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT: "Covert positive reinforcement is employed often in child and adolescent therapy."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "COVERT POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/covert-positive-reinforcement/ (accessed December 9, 2019).
SHARE