CONJUNCTIVE REINFORCEMENT (CONJ)

a kind of temporary strengthener wherein more than one schedule is supported and has to be finished prior to the onset of reinforcement. Commonly...

CONCEPTION RATIO

1. with regard to human ecology, the ratio of men to women conceptualized, being around 150:100. Male embryos are far more sensitive than their...

CANALIZATION

n. in evolutionary genetics, refers to the repression of variation by containing them within narrow bounds. In neurology, refers to greater ease in transmission...

CENTER OF GRAVITY

n. the theoretical central axis of the body which serves as a main point of balance. It is the location at which the mass...

CAFETERIA FEEDING

Technique used to study the hunger drive in children and other animals by offering them a selection of food and allowing them to choose...

CONFABULATION

noun. The misrepresentation of memory wherein holes in recollection are filled in by manufactured tellings that the person believes to be the truth. It...

COPING STYLE

the typical way in which someone faces or copes with taxing agents, stimulants of worry or anxiousness, or emergent situations.

CONTEMPORANEITY

noun. with regard to psychotherapy, the standard of concentrating on automatic experience.

COMPUTER-ASSISTED TESTING

1. examination of traits that is rendered on, or with the help of, a computer. 2. any examination process that utilizes a computer.

CRACK

noun. A dried concoction of baking soda and cocaine which can be smoked. It consists of typically minute amounts of cocaine, which wouldn't cost...

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