RELATIVE EFFICIENCY

Ratio of efficiency between two procedures, theoretically depending on sample size for the given procedure, though most often used in comparisons made between a...

PROJECTIVE TECHNIQUE

Also known as the projective method, projective technique is any personality assessment process that uses a fixed series of random stimuli in the hopes...

PRESSURE

Real or perceived serious demands imposed on one person by another individual or group.

PERFORMANCE

noun. 1. any activity or gathering of reactions which leads to an outcome or has an impact on the surroundings. 2. the actions of...

NORMAL DISTRIBUTION

an abstract continuous probability distribution which is na act of two parameters: the expected value, p, and the variance, o. It is rendered by...

MITIGATING FACTOR

is a factor or fact, in the context or a crime or convicted defendant which supports an argument for a more lenient sentence, such...

ENVIRONMENTAL LOAD THEORY

The theory that humans have a limited ability to handle environmental stimuli.

FACEWORK

has a multitude of potential definintions depending on the application. For example, in social interactions, facework refers to strategic social movements where the individual...

COUNTERATTITUDINAL ADVOCACY

a convincing statement that contrasts with someone's present outlook

SOCIOGENIC HYPOTHESIS

the ideal that social conditions are the major cause of mental and behavioural disorders.

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