Operant conditioning. A stimulus that increases the probablity of a response.
the rejection and condemnation of a person for an action or behaviour the group sees as wrong. Compare social approval.
The group or participants exposed to the variable.
is defined by the World Health Organisation as: A state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease.
Intelligence involving the ability to process emotional information. See quotient.
1. The act of increasing levels of activity. 2. Part of perception. See stimulus.
1. Use or purpose of a thing. 2. Biology. Action of an organism contributing to its fitness. 3. Mathematical procedure relating to quantity and...
a group examined for characteristics that others belonging to the group are already recognized as having, generally with the intent of assuring a test...
An action that is constructive, positive and beneficial to society as a whole. Prosocial behavior can benefit a single individual or a group.
postulated by Edward I. Thorndike, the idea that learning consists of the obtaining of unbiased correlations between reaction and stimulant.