REFERENCE GROUP

Concept which refers to a group with which another group or individual is compared. In sociology, a group that subjects use as a benchmark...

ACTIVE RECREATION

a type of leisure treatment where a person actively takes part in an operation, like running, which demands actual physical and cognitive effort.

RELIABILITY OF COMPOSITES

Reliability of the various components of a test or measurement device. See also: composite reliability.

ORGANIZATIONAL CLIMATE

the basic character of the entire organizational surroundings as comprehended by those who are employed in it.

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...

DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY

Flexible therapy combining principles of behaviour therapy, cognitive and mindfulness behaviours.

ADAPTABILITY

noun. 1. the ability to render adequate feedback up to modified or developing conditions. 2. the potential to adjust or change an individual's behavior...

NEGATIVE ADAPTATION

is the gradual loss of feeling or effectiveness due to prolonged stimulation.

NULL HYPOTHESIS

the statement postulating an experiment will find no variations between the control and experimental states, which is, no union between variants. Statistical tests are...

FRAMING EFFECT

1. See atmosphere effect. 2. See framing.

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