POSITIVE SELF-REGARD

an outlook of self-esteem or self-value. Positive self-regard is frequently sought as an objective in remediation and is nurtured by the therapy professional's regard...

FILIAL IMPRINTING

term that is used to describe the learning process where a young animal becomes attached to its parent and copies what it does. See...

MAGICAL THINKING

is the idea that events and happenings can be directly influenced by another persons thoughts, wishes or rituals.

CORTICAL INHIBITION

blocking of actions stemming from the cerebral or cerebellar cortexes.

SOURCE FACTORS

These are the characteristics of the source that will influence its effectiveness.

SYNTAX

It is a group of the rules that are used to describe how the phrases and the words should be used in a language...

FORGETTING

the term that is given to a person's inability to remember or recall a thing that should have been remembered. See decay theory; interference...

CONSUMER INNOVATOR

one of the first people to make use of a brand new service or item.

SLEEP CYCLE

The cyclical pattern of sleep stages where a time of slow wave sleep if followed by REM sleep.

GENDER IDENTIFICATION

the process of identifying yourself as male or female and adopting the roles and values of that gender. See gender concept; gender-role socialization; gender...

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