PARADIGM

noun. I. a model, trend, or representative example, as of the operations and interrelationships of a procedure, an action being analyzed, or the like....

SELF-CONFIDENCE

1. Our self-assurance in trusting our abilities, capacities and judgements. 2. the belief that we can meet the demands of a task. To be...

PERCEPTUAL DISTURBANCE

a disorder of comprehension, like (i) identifying letters but not terms, (ii) incapacity to determine direction or size, (iii) confusing foreground with background, (iv)...

SELF-PERCEPTION

a person's view of themselves and of any mental or physical attribute that makes up the self. Also called a self-percept. Have a look...

PROTOCOL ANALYSIS

A method that calls for subjects to think out loud during the performance of a task. Written transcripts are then put under review to...

PURE ALEXIA

A form of acquired dyslexia characterized by impaired reading ability while still being able to write and recognize the sound of letters and words....

PARAGEUSIA

noun. 1. a skewed perception of taste. 2. a gustatory hallucination.

PERSON-NEEDS ANALYSIS

with regard to industrial and organizational environments, an element of needs assessment wherein information is collected to determine if workers require training, if workers...

PHYSIOLOGICAL AROUSAL

features of arousal reflected by physiological reactions, like escalations in blood pressure and rate of respiration and lessened activity of the gastrointestinal system.

PROXIMODISTAL DEVELOPMENT

Proximodistal development is the progression of motor development radiating from the center of an organism to the periphery. The classic example is a child...

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