The-definition.com

Definition

Variable-ratio schedule

A schedule by which reinforcement occurs after a varying number of responses rather than after a fixed number, is called variable-ratio schedule.

Share it:  Cite

More from this Section

  • Incompatibility Error
    Incompatibility Error is a mistaken perception by negotiators that their own interests ...
  • Industrial psychology
    Industrial psychology can be defined as applied psychology concerned with the study of ...
  • Forced-choice technique
    Forced-choice technique is a situation where a subject is forced to choose one of a given ...
  • Familial retardation
    Familial retardation means mental retardation in which no apparent biological defect exists ...
  • Attachment
    Attachment is the positive emotional bond that develops between a child and a particular ...