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re·in·forc·er

, positive reinforcernegative reinforcer (rē'in-fōrs'ĕr),
In conditioning, a pleasant or satisfaction-yielding (positive reinforcer) or painful or unsatisfying (negative reinforcer), stimulus, object, or stimulus event that is obtained on the performance of a desired or predetermined operant.
See also: reinforcement (3).
Synonym(s): reward
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reward

(rĭ-wôrd′)
n.
Psychology The return for performance of a desired behavior; positive reinforcement.
tr.v. re·warded, re·warding, re·wards
To give a reward to or for.

re·ward′a·ble adj.
re·ward′er n.
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re·in·for·cer

, positive reinforcer , negative reinforcer (rē'in-fōrs'ĕr, pozi-tiv, negă-tiv)
In conditioning, a pleasant or satisfaction-yielding (positive reinforcer) or painful or unsatisfying (negative reinforcer) stimulus, object, or stimulus event that is obtained upon the performance of a desired or predetermined operant.
See also: reinforcement (3)
Synonym(s): reward.
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