BROOD PARASITISM

n. a practice in nesting wherein the females of certain bird species (e.g. cuckoos) lay their eggs in the nest of another, thus, leaving...

BISTABLE PERCEPTUAL EVENTS

adj. the state of alternating between two perceptual phases or events. Thus, sensory stimuli appear to alternate or flip in a person's visual perspective....

BLUE-SIGHTED

adj. in psychological optics, refers to the condition of being unusually-sensitive to blue stimuli. For instance, when their yellowed lens is removed, most cataract...

BEHAVIOR PATTERN

n. a recurrence of two or more responses which occur in a prescribed arrangement or order. These patterns of behavior develop through operant conditioning....

BIOACOUSTICS

n. the study of sounds which affect living organisms and those which they produce in line with communication. It investigates the mechanism of sound...

BECK HOPELESSNESS SCALE (BHS)

n. a measure of hopelessness on three major aspects, namely: expectations, loss of motivation, and feelings about the future. A scale considered to be...

BEHAVIOR REVERSAL

n. under behavior modification, refers to a method by which the client applies new, more desirable responses to sample interpersonal conflicts. These responses are...

BONFERRONI T TEST

n. in statistics, refers to a correction method that is applied when there are several tests being conducted simultaneously. The significance level is divided...

BRILLIANCE

n. a visual quality which is closely related to brightness. Specifically, it pertains to light within a person's visual field which appears brighter than...

BEHAVIORAL PROFILE

n. a summary of the characteristic traits and behavior patterns of an individual. Through tests and experiments, a more detailed profile is formed from...

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