DIAGNOSTIC CENTER

A facility able to evaluate a person's condition.

PARAMETER

1. a numerical constant which categorizes a populace with respect to some trait, for instance, the locale of its central point. 2. an argument...

LINEAR CAUSATION

a simple explanation of the cause and effect hypothesis in that a simple event will have been caused by a simple preceding event acting...

PAIRING

with regard to behavioral analyses, the juxtaposing of two occurrences in time.

TEMPERANCE

noun. any type of auspicious self-constraint, manifested as self-regulation in overseeing and controlling one

ALLPORT'S PERSONALITY TRAIT THEORY

Gordon W. Allport's doctrine said a person's character traits are the vital points to the individuality and persistence of their behavior. Characteristics are thought...

FREE WILL

Name used to describe the capacity that a person has for making their own decisions and directions in life. We need it for moral...

BASELINE

n. a line that serves as a basis or reference point for observing behavior. Because this behavioral performance is stable, it is often used...

CORRECTIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

a department of forensic psychology affiliated with the use of counseling and medicinal approaches toward juvenile wrongdoers and criminals alike in jails, reformatories, and...

SOCIAL STATISTICS

the application of statistical methods to understanding social problems and issues. See demography.

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