BEHAVIOR

n. an action, activity, or process which can be observed and measured. Often, these actions, activities, and processes are initiated in response to stimuli...

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

the study of the basic principles, problems and methods that underlie the science of psychology. Includes human development, emotions, motivation, learning, senses, perception, thinking,...

RESPONSE

Any clearly defined, measurable physical reaction to a stimulus.

How to Score the Connors Test for ADHD

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Hitler and Conformity

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DISTRACTION

An interruption to attention or anything that draws attention away from the primary task.

SOCIAL PRESSURE

the influence that is exerted on a person or group by another person or group. It includes rational argument, persuasion, conformity and demands. See...

MINIMIZATION

is the process of cognitive distortion which usually manifests itself as underestimating the importance and relevance of events to oneself or others.

BIOLOGICAL FACTOR

n. Anything which affects the function and behavior of a living organism. Internally, this factor can be a physical, physiological, chemical, neurological, or genetic...

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT

The reassurance, encouragement and understanding we give or receive to a person.

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