AUTOMATON CONFORMITY

beliefs expressed or behaviors displayed by individuals who unthinkingly conform to the demands of the roles they occupy - or closely imitate the actions...

BAR GRAPH

n. a method of displaying statistical data through rectangular bars which vary in length and height. These bars are separated by spaces to make...

BEHAVIOR SAMPLING

n. in the study of social behavior, refers to the conduct of observation sessions during a specified time frame, with or without the subject's...

BEHAVIORAL MODELING

n. in psychotherapy, refers to a process in which a person functions as a model for others by exhibiting the specific behavior that needs...

BIOLOGICAL FAMILY

n. in law and social medicine, refers to a family and its members who are related by blood. The concept may be discussed in...

BODY BOUNDARIES

n. A component of body image in which there may be definite or indefinite boundaries set by personality. For instance, a person can be...

CAPACITY

n. the maximum extent to which an individual is able to receive and retain information such as in mental or intellectual capacity, or to...

CEILING EFFECT

n. the inadequacy of a test to measure the true ability and intelligence of a child. Each intelligence or achievement test usually has an...

CONFIDENCE INTERVAL

a fluctuating scale of values, utilized for approximating the value of a populace quantity from information acquired in a test example, with a predetermined,...

CONSTRUCT VALIDITY

the magnitude to which an analysis or tool is able to gauge an abstract characteristic, capacity, or construct.

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