MICROSLEEP

is the process of entering incredibly short periods of very light sleep which typically occur whilst undergoing monotonous tasks which have been completed habitually...

PERSONAL DATA SHEET

a survey modeled to attain biographical information about an individual, consisting of age, gender, education, profession, interests, and health history.

PSEUDOPSYCHOLOGY

A fraudulent or unscientific approach to psychology, for example Phrenology or palmistry

BEHAVIOR MODIFICATION

n. the use of behavior change techniques to increase the frequency of adaptive behavior and decrease that of maladaptive behavior. It also makes use...

MEDICAL AUDIT

is the systematic and usually thorough evaluation of the entire diagnostic, treatment processes and the caring general process of an institution.

REBOUND EFFECT

An intensification of behavior following a period of repression.

SELF-ACTUALIZATION

The realisation of what you are capable of. Also called self-realisation. See humanistic psychology; Maslow's Motivational Hierarchy. By doing this, one is unable to...

SELF-OBJECTIFICATION

how we achieve objective knowledge about our self and our understanding of our self.

RESTORATIVE ENVIRONMENT

Any surroundings or natural setting which assists in rejuvenation or recovery from tension or chronic fatigue.

BASIC REST-ACTIVITY CYCLE (BRAC)

n. a biological cycle which alternates between periods of wakefulness and sleep - or in other words, activity and non-activity. Typically, it goes in...

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