GRADIENT

1. Slope of a surface. 2. Measure of change in a physical quality. 3.Motivational psychology. Change in strength of drive resulting from environmental change. See approach gradient; avoidance gradient.

GRADIENT: "A gradient is a slope of a surface."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GRADIENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gradient/ (accessed May 27, 2020).
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