RESPONSE COMPETITION

Hindrance of choice response tasks by extraneous stimuli, resulting in production of a response which slows reaction time in attaining the correct response.

SENSITIVITY

1. The capacity to detect and discriminate. 2. The probability that a test gives a positive diagnosis given that a person actually has a...

STANDARD SCORE

the score that is obtained from an original score by subtracting the mean value of all scores in the batch and dividing by the...

LINEAR CAUSATION

a simple explanation of the cause and effect hypothesis in that a simple event will have been caused by a simple preceding event acting...

FAMILY COUNSELING

is one of the various types of counselling whereby parents, or even other family members, work with trained individual's such as social workers, psychologists...

STIMULUS ERROR

an error in a response due to focusing on the meaning or semantic status of a stimulus instead of its properties. It is the...

PSYCHOCHEMISTRY

The science that examines the relationship between chemicals, behavior and psychological processes. It is the study of chemical influence on behavior.

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...

PROBLEM REPRESENTATION

A graphic representation of the means to solve a problem. That representation could utilize flow charts, graphs or any other form of clarifying the...

SUPPRESSIVE THERAPY

Type of therapy that is supposed to enforce patients individual protective mechanisms that act as a way of suppression, stronger.

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