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ARCHIVAL RESEARCH

the use of books, journals, documents, data sets, manuscripts, and other records or cultural artifacts in scientific research, that do

AVAILABILITY ERROR

refers to cognitive errors made because the first item that comes to mind is often mistaken for the best or

BEHAVIORAL CONTINGENCY

n. that possibility that there may or may not be a relationship between an individual's specific response and the frequency

BIOLOGICAL CLOCK

n. the internal mechanism which controls the rhythm of activities in a living organism. Referred to as biological rhythm or

CATEGORIZATION

n. the process of grouping or classifying people, objects, events, and experiences. Usually, these are grouped according to classes based

CONFIDENTIALITY

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

CONVERGENT VALIDITY

a type of construct validity based upon the level to which the gauging tool being examined shows vast involvement with

CRITERION GROUP

a group examined for characteristics that others belonging to the group are already recognized as having, generally with the intent

ACTIVE LISTENING

a psychotherapeutic approach that occurs when the professional listens to a patient meticulously and diligently, inquiring as required, in an

ALTRUISTIC BEHAVIOR

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

ARMCHAIR PSYCHOLOGY

a form of psychological inquiry or therapy that is based on introspection and rational processes without reference to an empirical

BAR GRAPH

n. a method of displaying statistical data through rectangular bars which vary in length and height. These bars are separated

BEHAVIORAL CONTRACT

n. a document which describes in detail the rewards and consequences of agreeing to a new behavior and replacing a

BIOLOGICAL MEASURES

n. measures that are drawn from bodily activities of humans or from biological systems in nature. These make use of

CATHARSIS

n. in psychoanalytic therapy, refers to the therapeutic discharge of all affects connected with grief, loss, or any traumatic event.

CONFIRMATORY RESEARCH

studies undertaken with the objective of being able to challenge particular predetermined hypotheses.

COPING POTENTIAL

a person's judgment of the possibility of effectively controlling climate-related needs or individual promises and devotions.

CRITICAL VALUE

the value of either one of the ends of a critical region, that being, either one of the values beyond

ACTIVE RECREATION

a type of leisure treatment where a person actively takes part in an operation, like running, which demands actual physical

AMELIORATION

noun. a positive development concerning the seriousness of an illness or syndrome, or a lessening of the severity of its