Generaleneral Psychologysychology

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positive reinforcement-The application of a stimulus that increases the probability of the reoccurrence of the response it follows.

negative reinforcement-The withdrawal of a stimulus that increases the probability of the reoccurrence of the response it follows.

punishment-The application of a stimulus that decreases the probability of the reoccurrence of the response it follows.

extinction-The decrease in the probability of a response as a result of nonreinforcement.
 
 
 
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