ROMANTIC LOVE

Love relationship wherein intimate affection and passionate fervor are key components. While the adored party is commonly appreciated and frequently idealized, analysis suggests that...

EXTRINSIC REINFORCER

is the binary opposite to an intrinsic reinforcer. An extrinsic reinforcer is directly related to the reward which stems from it. For example, in...

PSYCHOPHYSICAL FUNCTION

Also known as psychometric function, psychophysical function is the mathematical relationship comparing the strength of a stimulus and the strength of the experience to...

FALSE-ALARM RATE

is the number or proportion of incorrect answers such as "Yes" or "No" given as final responses to tasks within an experiment. See also...

THURSTONE ATTITUDE SCALES

a direct attitude measure which consists of generating a large group of statements modeled to show ranging degrees of negativity or positivity toward an...

SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY

a view that learning is mainly due to our social interactions with others. Behaviour is assumed to be developed and regulated (a) by external...

CONCOMITANT VARIATION

1. the modification of two sensations simultaneously, wherein the variables might be informally connected or both variables might be impacted by another outlying variable....

SIGNIFICANT OTHER

1. Your spouse or other person you have a committed relationship with. 2. A person with a profound influence on your emotional wellbeing and...

GAF SCALE

Abbreviation of global assessment of functioning that is a numerical scale from 1 -100 used by mental health practitioners.

ISOLATION

1.The state of being isolated from others. 2.Social isolation in psychoanalytic theory is a defense mechanism that relies on keeping unwelcome thoughts and feelings...

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