Law of effect

Law of effect,

Definition of Law of effect:

  1. Observation that people choose their behavior (from an almost infinite variety of behaviors) based on what response (satisfaction or discomfort, punishment or reward) it brings. Behaviors with pleasant outcomes are repeated; those with unpleasant outcomes are shunned. Popularized by the US psychologist E. L. Thorndike (1874-1949).

How to use Law of effect in a sentence?

  1. You should study the law of effect and know how it might have an impact on any new decisions you will make.
  2. The law of effect was demonstrated by me and I really wanted to get people to respond because it gave me energy.
  3. The law of effect dictated the actions the customers would choose so we had to create a new business plan.

Meaning of Law of effect & Law of effect Definition