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.

RELATEDNESS

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

RELATIONAL LEARNING

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

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...

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...

REDUCTIO AD ABSURDUM

A type of legitimate, rational argument, by which a principle is disproven by demonstrating that it results in a contradiction, consequently making it absurd,...

REEDUCATION

Attempt to instill a certain ideology or belief system in a subject, usually against their will. A form of psychological treatment aimed at...

RETRIEVAL FAILURE

Incapacity to recall knowledge which is acknowledged to be present within the memory.

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