BASELINE ASSESSMENT

n. a measure of what humans and animals are significantly able to attain at a particular point in their development. Done through test or...

ATTRITION

n. dropout or loss of participants during an experiment or during a clinical trial, which may cause imbalance in groups. Also known as experimental...

RESEARCH

Scientific or scholarly inquiry by which efforts are made to discover and confirm facts, or to allow investigation of a particular topic.

MEDICAL FAMILY THERAPY

attempts to combine the doctrines of psychotherapy and biopsychosocial systems in the context of a family situation to help other members of the family...

PASSIVE DECEPTION

the withholding of specific data from research-engaged parties, like not making them aware of the entire details of the study. Commonly referred to as...

D PRIME

a gauge of someone's capacity to pick up on indicators- more particularly, a gauge of vulnerability or discriminability stemming from signal detection theory that...

INVERTED-U HYPOTHESIS

Performance and motivation and the proposed correlation between them, the performance is poorest when motivation or arousal at very high or low states. It...

BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

Techniques used to study and evaluate behaviour that includes observation, psychological tests and interviews.

PSEUDO- PSYCHOLOGICAL

Pseudo-psychological describes a practice or discipline that purports to be based In in real psychology but usually cannot stand up to rigorous review.

CONSEQUENCE

noun. A result of behavior in a chosen scenario.

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