CONCURRENT VALIDITY

the degree of communication between two measurements at the same time, primarily the investigation of one exam's validity by comparing its outcomes with another...

ADDICTION

a place of being physically or psychologically dependent upon substances such as drugs and alcohol. Commonly referred to as substance abuse. Diagnostic criteria consists...

OBEDIENCE

noun. An action that is well-aligned with a direct order.

NONVERBAL BEHAVIOR

behaviors which can dictate a person's outlooks or emotions without the need for speech. Non-verbal behaviors can be apmother or father in posture and...

RECONDITIONING THERAPY

A behavioral therapy in which the subject is habituated to replace displeasing reactions with pleasing ones. See also: aversion therapy.

GLOBAL PERCEPTION

This term is applied to the overall perception of an object or a situation focusing on the whole rather than the parts.

SELF-ACTIVITY

The decision to carry out actions you have thought about yourself and not been told to do. Such activity is done by the person...

PERSONIFICATION

noun. 1. in the technique of American psychoanalyst Harry Stack Sullivan, the trend of feelings and outlooks toward another individual stemming from interpersonal relations...

RESTORATION THERAPY

Therapeutic method whose aim is to reestablish both structure and function in any system which has been damaged or become deficient due to illness...

GENETICS

The branch of biology concerning the mechanisms and phenomena of heredity and the laws that determine inherited traits. See behavior genetics; biogenesis; political genetics;...

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