DISCOUNTING PRINCIPLE

Theory where a cause is given less weight if ther are other causes possible. Compare augmentation principle.

DISCOUNTING PRINCIPLE: "The discounting principle looks at all causes for an event."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DISCOUNTING PRINCIPLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/discounting-principle/ (accessed October 26, 2020).
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