REGULATORY BEHAVIOR

Efforts of organisms which are aimed at achieving physiological balance by maintaining basic, primary needs.

MODELING THEORY

similar to SLT (social learning theory) where behaviours, cognitions and an individuals emotional state can be changed and influenced by the introduction of a...

SOCIAL DISCRIMINATION

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

Does Exercise Prevent Depression?

When you are feeling anxious, stressed or depressed, exercise can significantly improve your emotional state. Several clinical studies have demonstrated that exercise has several...

SOCIAL CODE

These are the rules and standards that a community adheres to.

VERBAL CONDITIONING

the conditioning of a verbal reaction via reinforcement, generally rendered in the form of reward or positive attention. The experiment performer may answer with...

PERSONALITY DISINTEGRATION

a swift breakdown in character, cohesion, and operating, generally due to specifically distressing life scenarios.

MORTALITY SALIENCE

is the cognitive accessibility and process through which an individual considers the inevitability of their own death. This inevitability has been a reason for...

CONTROL

noun. 1. control, authority, or impact on incidences, behaviors, circumstances, or individuals. 2. the management of all external circumstances and factors in an experiment...

BEHAVIORAL OBSERVATION SCALE (BOS)

n. a method of appraising human behavior against a preferred level of performance. More of a behavior-based measure, it is useful not only in...

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