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  1. reinforcing stimulus, reinforcer, reinforcementnoun

    (psychology) a stimulus that strengthens or weakens the behavior that produced it


  1. reinforcernoun

    Something that reinforces; something that strengthens a behavior.


  1. reinforcer

    A reinforcer is a stimulus, event or action that, when presented after a particular behavior, increases the likelihood of that behavior being repeated in the future. It is a concept mainly used in operant conditioning within the field of psychological behavior analysis. It can either be positive (adding a desirable stimulus to encourage the behavior) or negative (removing an undesirable stimulus to encourage the behavior). The concept is key to understanding reward-based learning.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of reinforcer in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of reinforcer in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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