NORMAL DISTRIBUTION

an abstract continuous probability distribution which is na act of two parameters: the expected value, p, and the variance, o. It is rendered by...

DEVELOPMENTAL TASK

Any physical, social, intellectual and emotional ability or acheivement needed to be acquired at each developmental stage of life. See developmental sequence.

WAYS OF COPING QUESTIONNAIRE (WAYS)

a 66-object survey delivered to determine thoughts and actions which adults utilize to deal with distressful experiences in day to day life. It contains...

SOCIAL ROLE THEORY

a model that contends that all psychological differences can be attributed to expectations of gender and cultural standards rather than biological factors.

PROBABILITY

The likelihood of an event occurring.

LANGUAGE DEFICIT

A delay in the normal speech and language development of a child due to some neurological disfunction.

POTENTIAL

noun. 1. the ability to cultivate or come into existence. 2. electric potential, gauged in volts: a property of an electric field equal to...

CROSS-CULTURAL PSYCHOLOGY

a department of psychology which examines likeness and difference in human actions spanning various cultures and recognizes the varying psychological structures and explanatory designs...

GROWTH

1. These are the series of physical changes that occur from conception through maturity. 2. The term for the development of any entity toward...

BEHAVIORAL TECHNOLOGY

n. a range of experimentally-established techniques and approaches which are designed to effect behavioral change. It is a set of procedures accepted by scientists...

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