VIOLATION-OF-EXPECTATION METHOD

a method, based upon persistence, habit formation, and the breaking of habits, wherein escalations in a baby's looking time are comprehended as proof that the result expected by the baby has not happened.

VIOLATION-OF-EXPECTATION METHOD: "The violation-of-expectation method is not applicable to all cases."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "VIOLATION-OF-EXPECTATION METHOD," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/violation-of-expectation-method/ (accessed October 7, 2020).
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