PREMACK'S PRINCIPLE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 AMERICAN LAW INSTITUTE MODEL PENAL CODE IN PARETO PRINCIPLE 1 PERCEIVED SUSCEPTIBILITY CONVERSE ACCIDENT PERIPHERAL CUE WIDEBAND PROCEDURES PALPEBRAL FISSURE CUED PANIC ATTACK OPERANT LEVEL ALPRAZOLAM Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PREMACK'S PRINCIPLE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/premacks-principle/ (accessed October 18, 2019).