I hope you keep Ed answering questions as long as he would like, lie is a voice of reason among trainers who believe only in negative reinforcement.
What does NR stand for?
NR stands for Negative Reinforcement
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- Natural Rubber
- Naturally Radioactive
- Nautic Radio (Island of Vis, Croatia)
- Naval Reactor
- Naval Regulations (US Navy)
- Naval Reserve
- Navigational Radar
- Near (hospitality industry)
- Negative Rebuttal (debate)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Tactics emphasizing negative reinforcement and punishment are contrasted with a positive-reinforcement approach, and Flora concludes that the latter holds considerably more value.
Now Tilmann Klein and colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences in Leipzig, Germany have found that people with a particular variant of a gene may have more difficulty than normal learning via negative reinforcement.
Chapters warn about the harmful effects that too much negative reinforcement have, and emphasize the value of positive reinforcement.
Research shows that positive reinforcement (rewarding desired behavior) is much more powerful than negative reinforcement (punishing undesired behavior) in both changing behavior and maintaining it.
Others say that too often classroom management involves negative reinforcement and that positive reinforcement occurs in the adult world, so it has a place in the classroom as well.
We have a history of using negative reinforcement in training dancers.