DAYDREAM

a waking fallacy wherein aware or unaware desires, and at times, fears or worries, are played out in the mind. A portion of the...

ACCURACY

noun. 1. with regard to an activity, a performance appraisal, typically centered around the balance of accurate answers. 2. much more, basically, the level...

ADHERENCE

noun. 1. the ableness of a person to comply with a therapeutic program, specifically those comprising drug therapy, guided by a medical professional. Exterior...

AGE EFFECT

1. any sort of modification of emotional or mental operations or performances, based on age, such as escalated conformation during the course of teenage...

ANTECEDENT

1. an event preceding or occasioning another event - setting the stage for a particular response. 2. In linguistics, the noun or pronoun to...

APPROACH-APPROACH CONFLICT

an emotionally conflicted situation involving a choice between two equally desirable but incompatible goals, for example, a person may want to eat at home...

ASYLUM

n. originally, these structures were designed as a refuge for criminals (from Greek asylon, sanctuary). From the 19th century onwards, the terms asylum or...

AUDIENCE EFFECT

the influence of the presence of other people on an individual's behavior. Also refers to the belief that other people may subsequently learn of...

AVERSION THERAPY

refers to a form of behavior therapy in which the client is conditioned to cease an undesirable behavior by associating it with noxious or...

BASIC RESEARCH

n. a research study done purely for science and knowledge without necessarily being directed at a goal or attempting to solve a problem. Rather,...

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