BEHAVIORAL CONGRUENCE

n. a consistent state of behavior, meaning there is consistency between the goals, values, and attitudes projected and the actual behavior observed. In personality...

BOUNDARY DETECTOR

n. in computer science and artificial vision, refers to the computation needed in order to detect the actual boundaries of an object. The computational...

BELOW AVERAGE

Intellectual function below the average of 80 and 90 on an IQ scale.

BEREAVEMENT THERAPY

n. a therapeutic approach to coping with grief after the loss of a loved one. Alternatives include group support, grief counseling, and music therapy,...

BLIND WALK

A trust exercise where people in a group are blindfolded and can't see while a person who can see leads them around. Roles are...

BROWN, ROGER

US psychologist, 1925-1997, who studied the authoritarian personality. His important studies dealt with social psychology and psycholinguistics

BORDERLINE STATE

n. a condition wherein early symptoms of a disorder are present but difficult as of yet to classify. In borderline psychosis, for instance, a...

BEHAVIORAL CONGRUENCE

1.Where a person's actions and self ratings are consistent with each other. 2. An organisations goals match an employees work related behaviour.

BREAST-PHANTOM PHENOMENON

The illusion that an removed breast is still there.

BEST-FIRST SEARCH

Strategy used in problem solving where paths to the solution are evaluated on the liklihood of their success. Most promising path is used first.

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