DISPOSITION

A behavioural trait that distinguishes from person from others. Compare situational attribution.

PROBLEM REPRESENTATION

A graphic representation of the means to solve a problem. That representation could utilize flow charts, graphs or any other form of clarifying the...

EXTINCTION

1. Biology. Loss of a species or genus completely or in a certain environment. 2. Neurophysiology. A decrease in a nerves excitability. 3. perceptual...

SPONTANEOUS RECOVERY

the reappearance of a conditioned response after an operant has been taken away. See extinction.

MAIN EFFECT

is the consistent effect of a single factor over other factors in the same experiment.

LIFE SATISFACTION

the degree which adults (typically) find the lives they lead rich, meaningful, full or of a generally high quality. Improving this is a goal...

BEHAVIOR PATTERN

n. a recurrence of two or more responses which occur in a prescribed arrangement or order. These patterns of behavior develop through operant conditioning....

FEELING

1. The self contained experience of phenomena. The feelings are subjective and are independent of the sensory modality. 2. Any sensation that we have...

RESPONSE SUPPRESSION

Lessening in the probability of a response owing to an experimental process.

SOCIAL COMPETENCE

a skill a person has in interpersonal relationships with the ability to handle different situations.

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