FRUSTRATIVE NONREWARD HYPOTHESIS

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a proposition that consistently withholding reinforcement of responses during operant or instrumental conditioning leads to an internal state of frustration manifested in a variety of emotional responses.

FRUSTRATIVE NONREWARD HYPOTHESIS: "The frustrate non-reward hypothesis may produce aggressive attitudes to more stimuli."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "FRUSTRATIVE NONREWARD HYPOTHESIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/frustrative-nonreward-hypothesis/ (accessed July 4, 2022).

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