NATIONAL REGISTER OF HEALTH SERVICE PROVIDERS

is the largest credentialing organization for psychologists in the United States. Founded in 1974, the National Register was created to identify qualified Health Service...

NATURAL GROUP

describes any group which is formed through natural social processes which are typical of the society in which the group is found. For example,...

NATURALISTIC OBSERVATION

usually employs an observational method where a research study is conducted primarily in the field without the control of the majority of variables during...

NECK-EYE REFLEX

is a reflex movement which ensures that the eyes (if fixated) remain, as far as possible focussed on the object whilst the direction of...

NEED REDUCTION

is typically a conditioned response where a desire or need is decreased, from absolute, down.

NEGATIVE CONDITIONED STIMULUS

describes the presentation of a stimulus, in the context of conditioned stimulus -- unconditioned stimulus pairs, is not then followed with an unconditioned stimulus.

NEGATIVE SELF-TALK

is the expression of thoughts or feelings which are counter-productive and have the effect of demotivating oneself.

NELSON-DENNY READING TEST

is now in its 5th edition of being published and was first created by M. J. Nelson (1894 - 1970) and E. C. Denny...

NEONATAL

describes a child who has recently been born.

NEPHROGENIC DIABETES INSIPIDUS

is the resulting condition when the kidneys are incapable of producing the concentration of urea in the nephrons due to an insensitivity to vasopressin...

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