COST-REWARD ANALYSIS

with regard to social psychology, a design which tries to depict helping behavior with respect to the supports and prices correlated with certain helping...

CRISIS THEORY

the group of ideas that encompasses the root of disasters, the way people behave when handling them, what causes them, how to prevent them,...

ACTION READINESS

a condition of readiness for action that is induced as a component of an emotional reaction and connected with such physiological signals as adjustment...

ADJUNCTIVE BEHAVIOR

fairly stereotypic behavior which follows the introduction of a stimulant. It varies from straight-forward responder practice where the potential of its happening is afflicted...

AFFINITY

1. a likeness in regards to construction, shape, or value. 2. unions of marriage or legal adoptive processes rather than by genetic markers. 3....

ANOMIE

n. refers to a sense of hopelessness or emotional alienation from a societal group that generally follows social upheaval of some kind. Changes in...

APPROACH-APPROACH CONFLICT

an emotionally conflicted situation involving a choice between two equally desirable but incompatible goals, for example, a person may want to eat at home...

ASSOCIATIVE-CHAIN THEORY

in learning theory some types of behavioral psychology (see behaviorism), a theory of how complex behaviors, including some linguistic behaviors, are formed from varying...

ATYPICAL

differing from the norm in some manner - being unusual, unrepresentative, or uncharacteristic in some way.

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...

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