SOCIAL DISCRIMINATION

the differential treatment of a person based on their social class, cultural background, education, etc. See discrimination.

DISCRIMINATED OPERANT

An operant under stimulus control where response is more likely to occur with a discriminative stimulus is present tahn when it is not.

DUAL PROCESS MODELS OF PERSUASION

A persuasion theory saying that change in attitude can result from strategies for processing attitude relevant information involving a high or low degree of...

PUBLIC SELF

The public self is the view of oneself by others as conveyed through public information, public action and interaction with others. The public self...

COPING BEHAVIOR

a trait and frequently default behavior or group of behaviors ensued whenever coping with taxing or hazardous scenarios. Such actions can be either negative...

CONFOUNDS

noun. factors that fluctuate with the independent variable and whose affects on the dependent variable are subsequently hard to distinguish through empirical observation from...

VERIFICATION

noun. the procedure of mandating the truth or correctness of something, specifically the utilization of unbiased, empirical information to challenge or reinforce the validity...

GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME (GAS)

This has 3 stages. 1. alarm has shock and countershock phase and can trigger fight or flight. 2.resistance stabilising physiological levels of depleted resources...

INVENTORY

In form of a question, it describes a behaviour and the studying or it, interests and attitudes, it is a list of items.

REHABILITATION PSYCHOLOGY

Branch of psychology specializing in applying psychological understanding to chronic or disabling heath issues. Promotes prevention and treatment of such issues utilizing study of...

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