NATURAL REINFORCER

is a stimulus or event, an example being the presence of food and water, which does not require learning to become desirable, it is inherently reinforcing.

NATURAL REINFORCER: "Natural reinforcers such as the presence of water do not require learning to become desirable as they are staples for life normally."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NATURAL REINFORCER," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/natural-reinforcer/ (accessed May 18, 2021).
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