ASSESSMENT INSTRUMENT

an instrument that is typically used in the evaluation of ability, achievement, interests, personality, psychopathology, or some other factor.

ATTITUDE SCALE

a measure or assessment used to assess an attitude - usually for the purpose of comparison.

AUTOPEDOPHILIA

n. refers to the gaining of sexual pleasure from dressing as a child, pretending to be a child, or having a sexual fantasy about...

BARGAINING

n. an attempt between two parties to agree on terms and to resolve conflict. In the process,limited resources are traded in exchange for a...

BEHAVIOR SETTING

n. in environmental psychology, refers to the environment as the setting for observing behavior. This setting, for instance, may include the physical, geographical, and...

BEHAVIORAL OBSERVATION SCALE (BOS)

n. a method of appraising human behavior against a preferred level of performance. More of a behavior-based measure, it is useful not only in...

BIOLOGICAL MEASURES

n. measures that are drawn from bodily activities of humans or from biological systems in nature. These make use of markers to assess processes...

BODY CONCEPT

n. the conceptual image formed about one's own body. It is the sum of all thoughts, feelings, and opinions evoked when a person views...

CAREER CHOICE

n. the selection of a particular path or vocation in terms of career. This is usually influenced by parental guidance, vocational counseling, and training...

BINARY CHOICE

Choosing between 2 alternatives.

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