A positive or negative relationship with the reinforcer; can be attained by building dependencies between the reinforcer and the response, as characteristic ramifications to a response, or by accidental means. Also known as: response-reinforcement contingency.

REINFORCEMENT CONTINGENCY: "Reinforcement contingency is a positive or negative relationship between the reinforcer and the response."
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