Definition of Positive stimulus

1. Noun. A stimulus with desirable consequences.

Generic synonyms: Input, Stimulant, Stimulation, Stimulus
Specialized synonyms: Bonus, Fillip, Delight, Joy, Pleasure



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Positive Stimulus

positive laws
positive linear functional
positive logic
positive magnetic pole
positive measure
positive muon
positive pole
positive recurrence
positive recurrent
positive reinforcement
positive reinforcer
positive reinforcing stimulus
positive sense
positive side waterproofing
positive side waterproofings
positive stimulus (current term)
positive transition
positive zero
positively
positively charged
positiveness
positivenesses
positiver
positives
positivest
positivism
positivisms
positivist
positivistic
positivists

Literary usage of Positive stimulus

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1. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1894)
"The first record shows that the positive stimulus was given, that punishment was given simultaneously with it, and that the reflex occurred. ..."

2. Psychology from the standpoint of a behaviorist by John Broadus Watson (1919)
"The first record shows that the positive stimulus bell was given, that punishment was given simultaneously with it, and that the reflex occurred. ..."

3. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"When chicks are tested with Bradley black and white cardboards with black as the positive stimulus they are found to require a larger number of trials to ..."

4. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"When chicks are tested with Bradley black and white cardboards with black as the positive stimulus they are found to require a larger number of trials to ..."

5. The Journal of Medical Research (1901)
"The positive stimulus is, however, weaker than the negative one. This suggests that possibly also, in the case of tissue cells, metabolic products of cells ..."

6. Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country (1878)
"The ' two poles ' are treated as both positive ; denial of the dogmas is treated as though it were a positive stimulus and support to action equally with ..."

7. Tertium Quid: Chapters on Various Disputed Questions by Edmund Gurney (1887)
"To make the alternative just, the certainty of one positive stimulus would have to be set against the certainty of another, not the certainty that a ..."

8. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1902)
"The essence of the matter is simply that there should be groups of experiments arranged in a regular series, the amount of positive stimulus, as one passes ..."

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