DIFFERENTIAL REINFORCEMENT OF OTHER BEHAVIOR (DRO) By N., Sam M.S. - 20 Used to decrease the rate of a targeted response. Also called ommission training. DIFFERENTIAL REINFORCEMENT OF OTHER BEHAVIOR (DRO): "Differential reinforcement of other behaviour occurs if a response is not seen for a fixed period of time." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) HABIT LEARNING ADDS LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) CHILD PSYCHIATRY ANTISOCIAL REACTION MENTAL RETARDATION (PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT) INHIBITION Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DIFFERENTIAL REINFORCEMENT OF OTHER BEHAVIOR (DRO)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/differential-reinforcement-of-other-behavior-dro/ (accessed October 3, 2022).