PERCENTILE REINFORCEMENT

with regard to operant conditioning, a process wherein the probability that a reaction will be supported relies on the reaction exceeding a value based upon a distribution from former reactions. Generally, the distribution is based upon some group of the most recent reactions and it is brought up to date with each reaction

PERCENTILE REINFORCEMENT: "Percentile reinforcement is a major topic for this week's study of operant conditioning."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PERCENTILE REINFORCEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/percentile-reinforcement/ (accessed October 18, 2019).
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