VISCERAL REACTION

a reaction of the visceral organs, like stomach contracting.

CONTAMINATION

noun. 1. the analysis and trial and error processes of allowing information, anticipations, or other elements concerning a variable under examination to impact the...

AGENTIC ORIENTATION

stressing accomplishment, being proactive, attaining goals, and commemorating a legacy for yourself, which might be displayed via certain characteristics, like one's drive to win...

PUNISHMENT AND OBEDIENCE ORIENTATION

The theory of moral development that in the first stage in the preconventional level, a child will make moral decisions based on rules from...

UNCONDITIONED STIMULUS (UCS US)

a stimulant which induces an unconditioned reaction, as in withdrawal from a hot stovetop, contracting of the pupil upon exposure to light, or mouth-watering...

CONFLICT RESOLUTION

the lessening of conflict and tension between people or teams, generally via the utilization of active methods, like negotiating or reasoning. Commonly referred to...

FACE-ISM

is considered a form of sexism in that in the advertising business, men are supposedly portrayed using their faces implying their intelligence, over women...

REMINISCENCE THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE

A theory propounded by Greek philosopher Plato (circa 429-347 BCE) which states that all knowledge must originate in a hypothetical existence before birth, wherein...

APPETITIVE STIMULUS

In positive reinforcement (see positive reinforcement) this represents an unconditioned stimulus that an organism will approach. The effectiveness of this stimulus can be modified...

ADAPTATION

1. modification of a sense organ to the force or even standard of stimulation, leading to a development where sensorial or perceptual encounters, such...

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