DIFFERENCE THRESHOLD

The smallest difference perceptible between 2 stimuli that can be measured.

OVERCONTROLLED

designating behavior which is hindered and frequently motivated by shyness or anxiety and worry of being rejected. The word is generally utilized to depict...

REWARD

Layman terminology which is almost synonymous with the psychology term reinforcement.

ASSESSMENT

1. in general, refers to the judgment of the quality, worth, importance, or value of something or someone. 2. may be used as a...

BEHAVIORAL RISK FACTOR

n. any particular behavior or behavior pattern which strongly yet adversely affects health. It increases the chances of developing a disease, disability, or syndrome....

COUNTERBALANCING

the procedure involved in organizing a sequence of trial and error conditions or remedies in a way that lessens the impact of other aspects.

REGULATORY BEHAVIOR

Efforts of organisms which are aimed at achieving physiological balance by maintaining basic, primary needs.

MONOAMINE HYPOTHESIS

is just one explanation as to the biological reasons behind depression, in that it is caused by a deficit in the production or uptake...

PURPOSE IN LIFE

The internal recognition that a goal in the process of living exists. Purpose of life is considered essential in the development of treatments...

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