BEHAVIORAL HOMEOSTASIS

The tendecy of an organism to maintain equilibrium by behavioural processes. See homeostasis.

CONCORDANCE RATE

the amount of twin pairs or other genetically related persons who show a certain feature or illness.

CONNECTIONISM

postulated by Edward I. Thorndike, the idea that learning consists of the obtaining of unbiased correlations between reaction and stimulant.

CONVERGENT VALIDITY

a type of construct validity based upon the level to which the gauging tool being examined shows vast involvement with conceptually similar tools.

COUNSELOR

someone who is expertly skilled in social work, psychology, counseling, or nursing who possesses specific training in at least one counseling department, like rehabilitative...

CROSS-SECTIONAL DESIGN

a trial and error model wherein people of carrying ages or growth stages are compared to one another.

ABNORMALITY

1. in a position that is not normal. 2. disfigurement or imperfections in building or operations.

ACTIVE RECREATION

a type of leisure treatment where a person actively takes part in an operation, like running, which demands actual physical and cognitive effort.

AFFECT

the act of feeling a sentiment spanning from distress to extreme joy, from the most minor to the very involved senses involved with feeling,...

ALTRUISTIC BEHAVIOR

behavior carried out for the advantage of other people. Selfless behavior consists of a variety of approaches, such as expression of recognition, assistance, and...

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