EXTREMITY OF AN ATTITUDE

has been related to the strength of the attitude concerned, for example, one attitude may be treated or looked upon differently to another. Otherwise,...

FIELD NOTES

These are the notes that are taken when out in the field and observing an experiment or a phenomenon. They are not notes that...

FREE-FLOATING ATTENTION

Found in psychoanalysis and in other forms of psychodynamic psychotherapy, the analyst's or therapist's state of evenly suspended attention during the therapeutic session. Also...

FUNCTIONAL BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

1. Assessment to identify circumstances and consequences associated with a certain behaviour. Defined in measurable terms. Used to design treatments and interventions. 2. Any...

GENERALIZABILITY

the term that applies to the accuracy with which results or findings can be transferred to situations or people other than those originally studied,

GROUP SOLIDARITY

The sense of fellowship and community displayed by members of a collective who are united by shared purposes, responsibilities and interests. See also cohesion;...

INTERVIEW

A conversation that is directed in which a clinician, employer, therapist, researcher or (the interviewer) intends to elicit specific information from an individual (the...

JUDGMENT

In psychophysics the ability to determine the presence or relative magnitude of stimuli, or the capacity to recognize relationships, draw conclusions from evidence and...

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...

FINE MOTOR

This term is used to describe the skills and activities that need coordination of our small muscles to make precise movements including writing, speaking...

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