EXPECTANCY THEORY

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1. Theory that cognitive learning involves acquired expectancies. 2. Motivational theory where a positive outcome is more likely to occur the activity is more likely to occur.

EXPECTANCY THEORY: "Purposive behaviourism is an example of expectancy theory."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "EXPECTANCY THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/expectancy-theory/ (accessed December 3, 2021).

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