noun[mass noun] Psychology
A learning process in which behaviour is modified by the reinforcing or inhibiting effect of its consequence.
- There are two sorts of learning processes underlying instrumental conditioning.
- Thus with both classical and instrumental conditioning, it is the relation of the conditioned stimulus to subsequent behavior that produces learning.
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