NEGATIVE REINFORCEMENT

is the removal, prevention or negative reinforcement of a stimulus of a response which will increase the likelihood of that response repeating.

NEGATIVE REINFORCEMENT: "By removing a stimulus that can trigger a specific response the individual is negatively reinforcing that behaviour."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NEGATIVE REINFORCEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/negative-reinforcement/ (accessed October 5, 2019).
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