CALIBRATION

n. the process of setting a measuring device in order to conform with a reference standard. These settings are either values or positions on...

DIALECTICAL BEHAVIOR THERAPY

Flexible therapy combining principles of behaviour therapy, cognitive and mindfulness behaviours.

SITUATIONAL CONDITIONS

Educational psychology. all of the variables in a classroom that influences learning. Situational conditions may be time factors, methods of testing, goals, teaching methods,...

PSYCHOSOCIAL APPROACH

The emphasis on social and cultural influences in psychological theory, research and practices.

A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide

Abstract This study intends to explore the differences between maternal and paternal filicide. The sample population consists of five males and five females who either...

Stop Sugar Cravings

Surveys indicate that 97 percent of women and 68 percent of men admit to having food cravings. These cravings often involve sugar. When the...

EPIDEMIOLOGY

The study of the distribution and incidence of diseases and disorders. See incidence- relative risk.

DIVERGENT THINKING

Thinking that formulates new solutions to problems. Compare convergent thinking.

FIELD NOTES

These are the notes that are taken when out in the field and observing an experiment or a phenomenon. They are not notes that...

Collectivist and Individualist Cultures

Collectivist cultures tend to use an authoritarian parenting style to instill cultural values or beliefs in the children. On the other hand, individualist cultures...

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