SEMANTIC GENERALIZATION

This results from Pavlovian conditioning where a word or phrase acts as a stimulus because it shares a similar or the same meaning with...

ADJUSTMENT INVENTORY

a questionnaire utilized to evaluate someone's sentiment or their level of societal adjusting in contrast with an immense and illustrative test of people from...

PROGNOSIS

In both mental health science and general medicine, a prognosis is a prediction of the future course, duration, severity and likely outcome a a...

CONTINGENT REINFORCEMENT

1. with regard to behaviorism, making the introduction of beneficial stimulants and, more seldom, the removal of unfavorable stimulants depending on the functioning of...

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...

FIVE-FACTOR PERSONALITY MODEL (FFM)

a personality model where 5 dimensions of difference are used, extraversion, neuroticism, conscientiousness, agreeableness and openness to experiences are the cores of personality. Proposed...

COUNTERATTITUDINAL ADVOCACY

a convincing statement that contrasts with someone's present outlook

NEGATIVE TROPISM

is the action of actively moving away from a specific source of stimulation.

FUNCTIONAL DISTANCE

the degree to which an arrangement of residential faculties will influence the probability of any unplanned social interactions by the residents. Physical distance, position...

BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

n. the science which integrates that area of overlap between biology and psychology. It studies the reciprocal relationship between the underlying physiological events which...

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