BODY CONCEPT

n. the conceptual image formed about one's own body. It is the sum of all thoughts, feelings, and opinions evoked when a person views...

CONCENTRATION

noun. 1. the action of gathering together or concentrating. 2. the amount of a compound dissolved into a liquid or solution.

CONNECTIONISM

postulated by Edward I. Thorndike, the idea that learning consists of the obtaining of unbiased correlations between reaction and stimulant.

CONVERGENT VALIDITY

a type of construct validity based upon the level to which the gauging tool being examined shows vast involvement with conceptually similar tools.

COVERT BEHAVIOR

actions that aren't immediately seen and can only be deduced or reported by oneself.

ACRONYM

An abbreviated form of a title that includes several words, but is regarded as a one word grammatically in terms of its abbreviate. Each...

ADOPTION STUDY

a model of investigation that intends to ascertain an estimate of the level of genetic potential of a chosen attribute or illness by similar...

ANECDOTAL RECORD

a factual written record of a person's conduct, based on succinct, spontaneous, and descriptive observations made by an onlooker. This constitutes the person's view...

ASSESSMENT

1. in general, refers to the judgment of the quality, worth, importance, or value of something or someone. 2. may be used as a...

ATTENUATION

1. the lessening or weakening in strength, value, or quality of a stimulus or other factor, for example, a medication acting on symptoms. 2....

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