SENSORY CUE

a sense stimulus that evokes a response or a behaviour pattern.

SITUATIONAL DETERMINANTS

These are the conditions in the environment existing before and after an organism's response and influence. It is one of the 4 variables in...

SOCIAL DESIRABILITY

1. The extent that a person is considered to be a valuable member of a social group. 2. The bias shown by people to...

SOCIAL PENETRATION THEORY

a model that shows a close relationship will get closer as both people disclose more and more intimate things about themselves.

SOCIOCULTURAL FACTORS

These are the environmental conditions that play a part in adaptive and healthy behaviour and wellbeing or just the opposite. The opposite is maladaptive...

STAGES OF CHANGE

The 5 steps to bring a change in health behaviour: precontemplation; contemplation; preparation; action; maintenance. Referred as transtheoratical model. It was developed by U.S....

STIMULUS SUBSTITUTION

Is when one stimulus takes the place of another stimulus and response is similar in both. In Pavlov

SUBNORMAL

to refer to something which is below the expected or normal level. The term is no longer used to refer to the intelligence since...

SURVEY

1. Studying a group of participants selected from the population that are measured and analysed. 2. to carry out a survey. To do a...

TARGET STIMULUS

the stimulus that people in a test or procedure must respond to. Among many stimuli, a person selects the one to which he responds...

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