SOCIAL REINFORCEMENT

a positive interpersonal stimulus like verbal praise, smile, touch or a sign of approval. Compare social punishment. See reinforcement.

SOCIAL REINFORCEMENT: "Social reinforcement is positive stimulus."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOCIAL REINFORCEMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-reinforcement/ (accessed October 24, 2020).
SHARE