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What does NR stand for?

NR stands for Negative Reinforcement

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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.
Tactics emphasizing negative reinforcement and punishment are contrasted with a positive-reinforcement approach, and Flora concludes that the latter holds considerably more value.
Chapters warn about the harmful effects that too much negative reinforcement have, and emphasize the value of positive reinforcement.
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.