FOCUS GROUP

group of about 12 people with common characteristics who have been selected to discuss a topic. A leader starts the discussion and keeps it...

FULLY FUNCTIONING PERSON

a person with a healthy personality, who experiences freedom of choice and action, is creative, exhibits the qualities of existential living. Defined in the...

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....

INTERSTIMULUS INTERVAL (1S1)

Stimulus and the time between presentations, and are timed usually from one end of the presentation stimulus and to the beginning of the next

K COMPLEX

a brief characteristic of electrical activity recorded from the brain during the early stages of sleep. It may also be associated with nocturnal epileptic...

EXTRANEOUS VARIABLE

is a variable which inadvertantly effects the course of an experiment, specifically the dependent variable, normally without the knowledge of the researchers, but nonetheless...

FOLLOW-UP COUNSELING

1. The steps taken by a therapist to help a client with any ongoing problems or new symptoms that may occur. 2. Evaluating a...

FUNCTION

1. Use or purpose of a thing. 2. Biology. Action of an organism contributing to its fitness. 3. Mathematical procedure relating to quantity and...

GLOBAL PERCEPTION

This term is applied to the overall perception of an object or a situation focusing on the whole rather than the parts.

INTERVENING VARIABLE

1. Is an entity and hypothetical and is influenced by an independent variable and influences in turn a variable dependent. 2. specifically more, and...

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