RECIPROCAL DETERMINISM

An assertion that a reciprocal relation exists among environment, behavior and the individual. That is to say, that instead of the environment being a...

RECOGNITION TECHNIQUE

Performed by readership-survey, a study method utilized in consumer psychology to determine consumer recognition of a product they profess to remember from earlier contact...

RECOVERY OF FUNCTION

Partial or complete return to normal activity or function of a specific organ or body part after trauma or disease.

RECURSION

A technique in generative grammar that uses specific grammatical specifications repetitively; the end result for each function is input to the following one endlessly,...

REDUNDANT CODING

In computer programming, source code or program that contains any form of redundancy.

REFERENTIAL SIGNAL

Indications provided by an animal which appear to supply information regarding certain environmental events and objects.

REFLEX INTEGRATION

Combination of two or more reflexes into an integrated, more complex whole.

REFUTATION

Logical or philosophical method of proving that a specific theory or statement is invalid.

REGRESSIVE ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY

No longer practiced, an electroconvulsive therapy which was performed multiple times per day on schizophrenic subjects after other treatments were deemed to have failed...

REICHIAN ANALYSIS

System of thought championed by Wilhelm Reich (1897-1957) in which orgastic potency was the main benchmark of mental health; very controversial and since discredited,...

Latest news