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gradient of effect

the principle that, in a stimulus–response sequence in which one of the responses is reinforced, the responses closely preceding or following the reinforced response are likely to show the effects of the reinforcement procedure to a greater extent than those that are remote from that response.

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hand–arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)

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