LAW OF EFFECT

The theory that the consequences of a behavior modify the future probability that the behavior will occur again in the future because of the satification gained by the original behavior.

LAW OF EFFECT: "The law of effect explains why humans continue to display the same behaviors."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "LAW OF EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/law-of-effect/ (accessed June 27, 2017).
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