Law of Effect
Situation in which an operant is followed by the presentation or addition of an aversive stimulus.
Presentation of a stimulus or event following a behavior that acts to decrease the likelihood of the behavior's being repeated.
Situation in which a response is followed by the addition of a reinforcing stimulus, increasing the likelihood that the response will be repeated in similar situations
An idea that an organism is innately predisposed to form associations between certain stimuli and responses.