Dog Training and Behavior Terms
There are 4 names in this directory beginning with the letter N.
Negative punishment (P-).
Negative punishment occurs when a certain reinforcing stimulus is removed after a specific undesired behavior is exhibited, resulting in the behavior happening less often in the future.
Negative reinforcement (R-).
'Negative reinforcement is the removal of an adverse stimulus which is ‘rewarding’ to the animal or person. Negative reinforcement strengthens behavior because it stops or removes an unpleasant experience.'
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