TOTAL INSTITUTION

1. a highly ordered and restrictive social institution which keeps up a high level of management over the activities of those people who are...

PERSONALITY DISORDERS

a set of disorders involving pervasive trends of perceiving, corresponding to, and thinking about the surroundings and the self which interfere with long-word acting...

EGO INVOLVEMENT

The extent to whcich we see an attitude object as being important or significant. Also called attitudinal involvement- personal involvement- self reliance. See centarlity...

PLACEBO EFFECT

a clinically substantial reaction to a therapeutically inert compound or non-particular remediation. It is now recognized that placebo effects comes along with the deliverance...

DOPAMINE (DA)

Dopamine is a neurotransmitter with a vital role in several functions of the brain: sleep, mood, motivation, behavior, reward, cognition, attention and voluntary movements....

LINEAR CAUSATION

a simple explanation of the cause and effect hypothesis in that a simple event will have been caused by a simple preceding event acting...

CALIBRATION

n. the process of setting a measuring device in order to conform with a reference standard. These settings are either values or positions on...

ABNORMALITY

1. in a position that is not normal. 2. disfigurement or imperfections in building or operations.

DELAYED EFFECT

An effect that is not seen until some time after the event. See causal latency- remote cause.

FIELD NOTES

These are the notes that are taken when out in the field and observing an experiment or a phenomenon. They are not notes that...

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