COUNSELING SERVICES

expert assistance supplied by the government, mental health organization, or social services to people, family units, and other groups of persons. Generally, services are...

CAREER EDUCATION

n. a planned program of instruction which is designed to prepare new graduates for the experiences and possibilities of employment. These learning experiences help...

CALL GIRL

n. a female escort whose services are ordered and arranged by phone. This is in contrast to prostitutes who operate from a brothel or...

CASE LAW

Law established by the courts and not legislation. See common law.

CARBON DIOXIDE

A carbon molecule with 2 oxygen molecules that is colourless and odourless and is by product of breathing in people.

CONFIRMATORY RESEARCH

studies undertaken with the objective of being able to challenge particular predetermined hypotheses.

CORNEAL REFLEX

the automatic closure of the eyelids whenever something touches the cornea.

CONVULSIVE THERAPY

any remediation that is based upon the prompting of a standardized seizure by drug-related or electrical methods.

CATASTROPHIC BEHAVIOR

n. a drastic but impending change in behavior as can only be brought about by shock and catastrophic stress. These are overwhelming reactions to...

CROSS-CORRELATION MECHANISM

the hearing device presumed to provide the foundation for noise localization based on the premise of interaural time differences.

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