RAVEN'S PROGRESSIVE MATRICES

A nonverbal test consisting of abstract designs, each missing one part. The participant chooses what they believe to be the best part to finish...

RISK TAKING

Behavioral standard of participating in very dangerous or hazardous activities, often correlated with drug addiction, gambling, and unsafe sexual practices. Performance or acceptance...

RIGHTSTART PROGRAM

Program which seeks to improve mathematical ability in young children, usually elementary students, made up of a 20 hour program, divided into 40 half-hour...

RICH INTERPRETATION

Method of studying the language of young children which goes beyond the bounds of the literal sense of words employed, and tries to allow...

RELIABILITY

Extent to which a test measurement or device produces like results consistently, regardless of observers, investigators, or time at which a test is given.

READING LADDER

Advancing a student's reading ability by progressing through a prescribed order of increasingly difficult reading assignments. 2. a list of book titles...

REASON 1

Consecutive thought on the part of an individual, as in thinking a problem through. 2. Philosophically, the intellect as a source of...

RETROGRESSION

Reappearance of a lapsed unacceptable behavior, or a return to a behavior which was acceptable at a previous stage of development if more acceptable...

REMEMBER-KNOW PROCEDURE

Process for evaluating memory awareness, wherein the subject must ascertain the difference between remembering and knowing. Remembering allows the experience to be relived...

RECOGNITION MEMORY TEST (RMT)

A memory test, consisting of both verbal and nonverbal components, used to determine whether neuropsychological deficiencies exist. Subtests include both word memory and face...

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