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Negative Reinforcer

Negative Reinforcer: A stimulus whose termination (or reduction in intensity) functions as a reinforcement. Applied Behavior Analysis (2nd Edition)

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Measurement Bias

Measurement Bias:  Nonrandom measurement error; a form of inaccurate measurement in which the data consistently overestimate or underestimate the true value of an event.  Applied Behavior Analysis (2nd Edition)

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Rate

Rate: a ratio of count per observation time; often expressed as count per standard unit of time (e.g., per minute, per hour, per day) and calculated by dividing the number of responses recorded by the number of standard units of time in which observations were conducted.  Applied Behavior Analysis (2nd Edition)

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Satiation

Satiation: a decrease in the frequency of operant behavior presumed to be the result of continued contact with or consumption of a reinforcer that has followed the behavior; also refers to a procedure for reducing the effectiveness of a reinforcer.  Applied Behavior Analysis (2nd Edition)

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Graph

Graph: a visual format for displaying data; reveals relations among and between a series of measurements and relevant variables.  Applied Behavior Analysis (2nd Edition)

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