GENERALIZED MATCHING LAW By N., Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 Behavioural studies. Formula in the form of a power function describing choice between 2 alternatives in terms of a ratio of rate of occurrence and rate of reinforcement. GENERALIZED MATCHING LAW: "Generalised matching law looks at ratios." Related Psychology Terms S-R PSYCHOLOGY SIGNAL-TO-NOISE RATIO (SN) BIRTH RATE TYPE-TOKEN RATIO (TTR) BASE-RATE FALLACY ALTERNATION BUST-TO-WAIST RATIO PATERNALISM TERMINAL BEHAVIOR FORMAL GRAMMAR Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GENERALIZED MATCHING LAW," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/generalized-matching-law/ (accessed April 10, 2021).