FIELD DEPENDENCE

cognitive style where the person relies on external cues rather than internal cues. These people are susceptible to deceptive cues when identifying known elements...

ALTRUISTIC BEHAVIOR

behavior carried out for the advantage of other people. Selfless behavior consists of a variety of approaches, such as expression of recognition, assistance, and...

CONFIDENTIALITY

noun. A standard of professional values necessitating suppliers of mental or medical healthcare to constrain the revealing of a person's name, their illness, remedial...

FREQUENCY

the term that is used to describe the number of repetitions of a periodic signal or event.

INTRINSIC BEHAVIOR

1. rewarding behaviour that is inherent. 2. A specific organ and a type of behaviour that is expressed through it (e.g. smiling, knee jerk...

BEHAVIOR HIERARCHY

n. in the study of of behavior, refers to a ranking of possible behavioral responses based on the relative probablity that each of them...

CULTURE BOUND

depicting outlooks, behaviors, or actions which are the result of a specific society and which aren't frequently observed in other societies or groups.

FUTURE-MINDEDNESS

the term used for the ability to engage in means to end future about the future. Being able to think ahead to what the...

ABNORMALITY

1. in a position that is not normal. 2. disfigurement or imperfections in building or operations.

BIPOLAR

adj. the condition of vacillating between two extreme poles, for instance, that of mania and depression. The term usually applies to affective conditions which...

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