ATTENDING BEHAVIOR

any behavior engaged in while attentively listening. For example, exhibiting an open, interested posture, maintaining eye contact, and using an interested expression. Proper attending...

AUTISTIC FANTASY

a specific type of defense mechanism in which a person deals with emotional stress by retreating into excessive daydreaming as a substitute for human...

AVERSION THERAPY

refers to a form of behavior therapy in which the client is conditioned to cease an undesirable behavior by associating it with noxious or...

BASIC ANXIETY

n. in the study of ego, a feeling of being deeply insecure, helpless, and isolated. There is fear of being abandoned to the dangers...

A-B DESIGN

a setup for experiments requiring the measurement of the dependent variable prior to onset of the experiment and again after it.

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