ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR

behavior that is unlike the majority of a healthy human population- behaviors which could pose a threat to one's livelihood or well-being. Frequently, abnormal...

LEARNING

the process through which we acquire new information or build on information previously learnt.

CATEGORIZATION

n. the process of grouping or classifying people, objects, events, and experiences. Usually, these are grouped according to classes based on (1) common characteristics...

NEGATIVE STEREOTYPE

is a stereotype (widely held belief) about an individual or group which displays them in a poor light and is normally entirely unrepresentative of...

Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population

Shiraev & Levy (2013) defines culture as, “A set of attitudes, behaviors, and symbols shared by a large group of people and usually communicated...

ANTINOCICEPTIVE

describes or relates to any unique factor that increases tolerance for, or reduces sensitivity to, a dangerous or harmful stimuli, for example, a stimuli...

RESEARCH

Scientific or scholarly inquiry by which efforts are made to discover and confirm facts, or to allow investigation of a particular topic.

DISPOSITION

A behavioural trait that distinguishes from person from others. Compare situational attribution.

PURPOSIVISM

An explanation of actions or behaviors based on goals and purposes. of those being observed.

PSYCHOLOGICAL MODEL

A theory in psychology to predict outcomes and explain specific psychological processes. 2. Used to evaluate the performance of an individual utilizing a representation...

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