ROOTING REFLEX

Reflex of a newborn whereby a stimulus (a light touch with a nipple or finger) in the area of the corner of the mouth...

R-TECHNIQUE FACTOR ANALYSIS

Component evaluation of an association matrix wherein changeable quantities are interconnected; or rather, associations between the factors themselves are analyzed.

RELATIONAL LEARNING

Understanding how to differentiate between stimuli using relational properties rather than absolute properties.

REASONING

Logical processes of an inductive or deductive nature used to draw a conclusion from fact or premise. 2. The sequential set of arguments used...

REACTIVE AGGRESSION

A physical act committed with little consideration of the consequences. Generally the act is associated with intent to harm and can be precipitated by...

RECIPROCAL INNERVATION

A principle in motor neuron activity maintaining that when one set of muscles receives a signal for reflexive response, the antagonistic muscle set receives...

RELATEDNESS

Reciprocity of factors like trust and empathy between two or more individuals in a relationship.

REALITY ORIENTATION

A treatment strategy in which the therapist reduces his client's confusion regarding time, place or their personhood. The therapist constantly reminds them that...

REALITY THERAPY

Therapeutic treatment addressing the client's present maladaptive behavior and aiming to develop the client's ability to cope with a stressful reality. The aim...

RITUAL

Body of ceremonies or rites used in a place of worship or fraternal organization. Actions and gestures performed in a specific manner or...

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