GESTURE

1. this is a movement that can indicate a meaning or attitude. A wave is an example. See non-verbal behaviour. See emblem; iconic gesture....

INTERDEPENDENCE THEORY

theory applied to the approach to analysing social interactions and relationships that focuses on how each person's outcomes depend on the actions of others....

INTRAGROUP CONFLICT

Confrontation or disagreement between two or more members of a single group. Compare intfrgroup conflict

KINESTHETIC FEEDBACK

Provided by stretch receptors in the muscle spindles and tendons as well as by receptors in the joints. Information about the movement, position tension...

FALSE ALARM

is one of the signal detection tasks, where an incorrect observation by a participant in an experiment may be present in a noise trial...

FIT 1

1. The degree to predicted values match the empirically observed values. 2. An epileptic seizure. 3. getting fit by exercise. 4. An emotional outburst....

FREQUENCY PRINCIPLE

the principle that states that the greater the stimulation intensity, the greater the frequency of nerve impulses elicited. An organisms response will be more...

FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURE (FIM)

a measure used in the rehabilitation of routine motor, cognitive and self-care skills to provide a person a measure of functional status. Deals with...

GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTIONING SCALE (GAF SCALE)

the name of scale that is used to plan treatment and outcomes on Axis V of DSM-IV-TR's system. Reflects levels of psychological, occupational and...

INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

an approach where people or information using more than one discipline will collaborate and obtain more detailed information about a topic or situation. More...

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