INTERMITTENT REINFORCEMENT

Used in operant or instrumental conditioning. The name given to any pattern of reinforcement where only some responses are reinforced. Also called partial reinforcement; partial schedule of reinforcement.

INTERMITTENT REINFORCEMENT: "Intermittent reinforcement is a conditioning reflex."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "INTERMITTENT REINFORCEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/intermittent-reinforcement/ (accessed June 27, 2017).
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