CORTICOPONTINE

adjective. Associated with or linking the pons in the brain and the cerebral cortex.

CONDITIONAL REASONING

logic that takes the shape of if X, then Y. Within the context of formal logic, the phrase or sentence coming after such a...

CONTRAPREPARED BEHAVIOR

a behavior which is quite hard, if not impossible, for a specific set of persons or animals to acquire.

CREATIVITY

noun. The capacity to generate or form unique work, concepts, methods, or ideas.

CYCLE OF VIOLENCE

originally postulated by American forensic and clinical psychologist Lenore Walker, an abstract outline for comprehending the determination of abusive relationships. The cycle consists of...

CANADIAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION (CPA)

n. the primary organization which represents all psychologists practicing their profession all over Canada. Its objectives are to promote excellence, innovation, and advancement both...

CAPITALIZATION ON CHANCE

The process where causality is inferred that is really only a random act of chance.

CONGRUENCE

noun. 1. basically, joint consent, unity, or acclimation with others. 2. with regard to the phenomenological personality theory of Carl Rogers, (i) the requirement...

COOPERATIVE TRAINING

a trade program for high school pupils wherein they are selected for positions correlating with the career fields they choose. A program manager supplies...

CROSS-CULTURAL APPROACH

with regard to the social sciences, a research technique wherein certain social traditions are examined and compared to various other cultures and societies. Commonly...

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