PROJECTION

A psychoanalytical theory, projection is the process whereby one subject believes they see attributes (both good and bad) in another. The theory views this...

INTRINSIC REINFORCER

A response that produces a reinforcer that is naturally related to it. For example a natural sound is produced when you blow on a...

MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM

is a group of professionals who work together to complement each others skills to complete a common goal.

ATYPICAL

differing from the norm in some manner - being unusual, unrepresentative, or uncharacteristic in some way.

REFRAMING

Developing a new conceptual or emotional outlook relating to situations experienced, and putting it into another frame which follows the facts or evidence equally...

AVOIDANCE GRADIENT

refers to the variation in strength of drive as a function of the organism's proximity to an aversive stimulus. For example, a rat's withdrawal...

ENVIRONMENT

All of the external factors around us that influence us.

CONTROL

noun. 1. control, authority, or impact on incidences, behaviors, circumstances, or individuals. 2. the management of all external circumstances and factors in an experiment...

EVALUATION

1. The examination and overall appraisal of something to determine its value. 2. Determining somethings success. 3. Interpretation of test results.

PSYCHOACTIVE DRUGS

A class of drugs with significant effect on thinking, perception, emotion and other psychological processes. Psychoactive drugs are sometimes taken in a deliberate attempt...

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