CORTICAL DEMENTIA

dementia which stems from weakening of the cortical regions of the brain, instead of the subcortical regions. Most frequently occurring in Alzheimer's.

CVLT-1

abbreviated form of California Verbal Learning Test II.

CONSUMER CHARACTERISTICS

character traits or people or masses of people engaged in acquiring, using, and throwing away economic services and goods, inclusive of the decision-making procedures...

CATALYTIC VARIABLE

Variable that creates a social or biological process.

CATHARSIS

Psychoanalytic theory. Releasing the effects of traumatic events that were repressed and are now being re-experinced. See abrection. Also the release of strong pent...

CONFRONTATION NAMING

any process that mandates the identification of an item shown visually or its image-related symbolization.

CALCIUM CHANNEL

n. an ion channel which is selectively-permeable to calcium ions. These ions carry electrical charges back and forth through this channel, particularly along the...

CATEGORIES OF THOUGHT

n. a belief that, in interpreting the empirical experience, logic and reason already give structure to what its categories are or should be. This...

CATEGORICAL DATA ANALYSIS

Statistical procedure used to model the cases that fall into a classification category as the function of one or more predicted variables. See universibility.

CONOPS

acronym: continuous operations.

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