FALSE-ALARM RATE

is the number or proportion of incorrect answers such as "Yes" or "No" given as final responses to tasks within an experiment. See also...

FIGHT-FLIGHT REACTION

the emotional response a person has to an emergency that is designed to allow us to stand and fight or to run away from...

FORMATIVE EVALUATION

the name of the process that is concerned with helping to improve or guide the development of a program through the use of qualitative...

FUNCTION

1. Use or purpose of a thing. 2. Biology. Action of an organism contributing to its fitness. 3. Mathematical procedure relating to quantity and...

GAME THEORY

model or paradigm used to understand the dynamics associated with personal conflict. Often used in theoretical modelling and empirical studies.

GLUTAMATE

The salt or ester of amino acid glutamic acid serving as the predominant excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain. Glutamate plays a critical role in...

INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

an approach where people or information using more than one discipline will collaborate and obtain more detailed information about a topic or situation. More...

INTERVENING VARIABLE

1. Is an entity and hypothetical and is influenced by an independent variable and influences in turn a variable dependent. 2. specifically more, and...

INVARIANT FEATURE

An object that does not change or its characteristic when the object is viewed under different circumstances. Features that are invariant and are unaffected...

L DATA

Based on the life record or life history of an individuals and the information about their personality, see o data, q data, t data

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