CULTURAL PARALLELISM

with regard to anthropology, the growth and enhancement of analogous cultural trends in regionally distinct groups presumed to have never had contact or correspondence...

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

the procedure consisting of the modeling of materials for directives which will be employed within a certain educational district, facility, or class.

ACCESSIBILITY OF AN ATTITUDE

the probability of a specific attitude being evoked from recollection upon confronting the attitude object.

ADAPTIVE STRATEGY CHOICE MODEL (ASCM)

a theoretical design founded by American psychologists Robert S. Siegler and Christopher Shipley, which postulates the existence of numerous methods of problem solving with...

AFFECTIVE

adjective. 1. with regard to sentiment or feelings. 2. able of creating or showing feelings.

ALTRUISTIC BEHAVIOR

behavior carried out for the advantage of other people. Selfless behavior consists of a variety of approaches, such as expression of recognition, assistance, and...

ANIMISTIC THINKING

as an integral part of Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development, this type of thinking is most often seen in children who are in...

APPROACH

n. a particular strategy or means of study used to achieve a goal or purpose. Also refers to the movement of an organism toward...

ASSOCIATIVE-CHAIN THEORY

in learning theory some types of behavioral psychology (see behaviorism), a theory of how complex behaviors, including some linguistic behaviors, are formed from varying...

ATYPICAL

differing from the norm in some manner - being unusual, unrepresentative, or uncharacteristic in some way.

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