PREMACK'S PRINCIPLE By N., Sam M.S. - 7 the position that the chance to participate in behavior with a fairly high baseline probability will positively support behavior of lower baseline probability. Commonly referred to as Permack's rule. PREMACK'S PRINCIPLE: "Premack's principle was aptly named for its founder, David Premack, and American psychologist." Related Psychology Terms The Anatomy of Research and the Scientific Method Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population ADOLESCENCE (Theories) SOCIAL CLASS (Social Stratification) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development LASHLEY, KARL SPENCER (1890- 1958) CHILD PSYCHIATRY AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSOCIATION WHITE, WILLIAM ALANSON (1870- 1937) SEXUAL DEVIATIONS (GENERAL) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PREMACK'S PRINCIPLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/premacks-principle/ (accessed November 30, 2021).