STIGMA

The characteristic of an individual that may develop a socially negative attitude towards the individual. This may be due to social, physical or mental...

CAUSAL ANALYSIS

n. a method of searching for the cause or causes of certain effects. Because the causal factor needs to be identified, the researcher will...

DEBRIEFING

The process after a research project where the participants are given more details about the project.

MOOD-DEPENDENT MEMORY

is a theory which suggests the rate at which a memory can be retrieved is dependent on the mood the individual is currently in.

BEHAVIORAL BASELINE

n. a state of behavior which is steady in form and frequency. As a constant, it serves as a standard against which to compare...

CRITICAL VALUE

the value of either one of the ends of a critical region, that being, either one of the values beyond or beneath the point...

WORRY

a state of cognitive distress or worry because of concern over an impending or expected occurrence, risk, or threat.

RORSCHACH INKBLOT TEST

Psychological projective examination in which a subject's interpretations of a series of bilaterally symmetrical inkblots are studied as in indicator or personality traits, preoccupations,...

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