NOXIOUS STIMULUS

an negative stimulant which can act as a negative supporter of behavior, in serious cases because it inflicts pain or injury to the encountering living being and in less severe cases because it is unpleasant.

NOXIOUS STIMULUS: "The noxious stimulus did aide Jerry in decreasing the frequency at which he drank."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "NOXIOUS STIMULUS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/noxious-stimulus/ (accessed April 3, 2020).
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