RHINOLALIA

Nasal quality of the voice, usually resulting from a malformation or disease of the nasal passages.

RELATIVE RISK

Comparison of the ratio of occurrence of a specific disorder or condition between a group having specific risk factors as opposed to those not...

RECALL METHOD

Evaluating memory as regards the amount of learned memory reproducible. An example would be an essay exam answer. Recall can be tested...

RHINAL FISSURE

In the brain, a cleft present on the anterior medial surface of each temporal lobe. Also known as: rhinal sulcus.

REFERENTIAL SIGNAL

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

RESIDENTIAL HABILITATION

Services in the home and community, offered to assist mentally handicapped persons or those who have a condition related to a mental deficit. ...

RETROSPECTIVE FALSIFICATION

Deliberately or unconsciously making changes to a story each time it is repeated to exaggerate good points or increase interest in the story. Adding...

REACTIVATION OF MEMORY

The act of retrieving a memory. The retrieval may be triggered by stimuli or other conditions present when the original memory was impressed...

RANDOMIZED BLOCK DESIGN

A design in research where participants are classified into groups on the basis of an experimenter controlled variable. Participants within each group are then...

RESPONSE ACQUIESCENCE

Inclination of any research participant to answer in the affirmative, regardless of the question's content.

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