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...

PYGMALION EFFECT

An effect caused by the expectations of a superior regarding the performance of their subordinates. It has been called a form of self-fulfilling prophecy....

GROUP TEST

the term that is applied to the test administered to several individuals simultaneously. Compare individual test.

INTROSPECTION

Attempting to access one's own internal psychological processes directly, perceptions, judgements or states. Introspective ailj

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...

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