POSTREINFORCEMENT PAUSE

with regard to operant conditioning, the period of time which passes from the end of reinforcement until the subsequent reaction from the category which is being reinforced.

POSTREINFORCEMENT PAUSE: "The postreinforcement pause was far more brief than expected."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POSTREINFORCEMENT PAUSE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/postreinforcement-pause/ (accessed October 14, 2019).
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