discriminative stimulus

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That just by its presence or absence influences the probability of the occurrence of a certain behavioral response; for example, a 50 percent discount offer. Discriminative stimulus does not force or prod, but only suggests what to do or not to do.

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I didn't like the discriminative stimulus because I thought it had a negative effect on everyone and hurt the team morale.
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You should do your best to figure out what might be a discriminative stimulus and prevent it from doing any damage.
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The retail store undertook a new plan of discriminative stimulus events in the course of its new fiscal year, which included many new types of sales and in-store signage meant to encourage certain shopper behavior.
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