RANDOMIZED-GROUP DESIGN

A design used in experimentation in which the subjects are randomly assigned to either a control group or experimental group without matching on certain...

RELATIONSHIP

Particular type of connection between two or more entities or phenomena. A binding, usually continuous association between individuals wherein one has some influence on...

RECONSTRUCTIVE THERAPY

A general term for psychiatric treatment methods aimed at relieving emotional disturbance by altering the patient’s basic personality structure.Reconstructive therapy is contrasted with supportive...

RACIAL IDENTITY

An individual's sense of having their identity defined by belonging to a particular race or ethnic group. The strength of such identity is dependent...

REINFORCEMENT CONTINGENCY

A positive or negative relationship with the reinforcer; can be attained by building dependencies between the reinforcer and the response, as characteristic ramifications to...

REMEMBERING

To recall with effort or think of again. To retain information in memory. Spontaneously recalling information stored in the memory.

ROSENZWEIG PICTURE-FRUSTRATION STUDY (P-F)

A projective test which assesses patterns of reaction to typical stress situations.It is an all-too-obvious fact that frustrating experiences are a common feature of...

REJECTING-NEGLECTING PARENTING

Parenting style wherein the parent does not encourage emotional dependency and fails to improve their child's surroundings. Compare with: authoritarian, authoritative, or permissive parenting.

REINFORCEMENT (Reward and Punishment)

Any procedure that increases the strength of a conditioning or other learning process.The concept of reinforcement has different meanings in classical and operant conditioning....

REACTION TIME (Response Latency)

The time between the onset of a stimulus and the start of an overt response.Reaction time, or RT, is a measurement of the speed...

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