BRAIN LOCALIZATION THEORY

n. one of many theories which propose that there are different areas of the brain and they serve different functions. Although the brain functions...

CAFFEINE

n. a crystalline, bitter-tasting alkaloid of plant-based origin. It belongs to the methylxanthine group which is known to have stimulating effects. Thus, as a...

CASE STUDY

n. an in-depth assessment and investigation conducted on a target individual, family unit, or social group. It requires a researcher to collect multiple types...

CAUSAL INFERENCE

n. in psychology, refers to a manner of reasoning which permits an individual to see causal relationships in events and infer associations between and...

BASIC REST-ACTIVITY CYCLE (BRAC)

A cyclic process alternating between activity and non-activity, otherwise known as rest. A practical example being sleep and walking.

CAPITALIZATION ON CHANCE

The process where causality is inferred that is really only a random act of chance.

CONCEPTUAL COMPLEXITY

the magnitude to which a concept or matter is hard to comprehend, due to the numerous theoretical ideas integrated and the precise manners in...

CONDENSATION

noun. The blending of many ideas, feelings, or concepts into one vision or representation. Often observed in dreams.

CONFIRMATION BIAS

the propensity to collect proof that verifies preexisting anticipations, generally by stressing or going after proof that upholds such and at the same time,...

CONJUNCTIVE CONCEPT

an idea that is explained by a group of traits, for which each participant is required to be present for the idea to be...

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