Positive-incentive value

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Positive-incentive value is the anticipated pleasure involved in the performance of a particular behavior, such as eating a particular food or drinking a particular beverage.[1][2] It is a key element of the positive-incentive theories of hunger.


  1. ^ Pinel, J. P. J., Biopsychology, 6th ed. 294, 489. ISBN 0-205-42651-4
  2. ^ Hockenbury, D. H., & Hockenbury, S. E. (2002). Psychology. (3rd ed. ed., p. 333). Worth Pub.

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