Definitions for "Positive reinforcement"
A procedure where a stimulus event or object is presented contingently upon a response, usually immediately following the response, resulting in the likelihood that the response will be strengthened or maintained. This is a level I procedure.
The increase in the probability of a behavior being repeated following the administration of a pleasurable stimulus, referred to as a reward. go to glossary index
The strengthening of a tendency to behave in a certain situation by presenting a desired reward following previous responses in that situation.