REINFORCEMENT ANALYSIS

An integrated approach to assessing negative vs. positive reinforcements where positive reinforcements include rewards to the community at large, and negative reinforcements carry harmful effects including a breakdown of neighborhoods into ghetto or slum conditions. See also: social trap.

REINFORCEMENT ANALYSIS: "By using reinforcement analysis, the effects of rewards and consequences can be studied."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "REINFORCEMENT ANALYSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/reinforcement-analysis/ (accessed June 20, 2019).
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