REFLECTIVE

Descriptive of an individual given to making decisions only after meditation or contemplation. Typified by quiet thought or contemplation. A quality allowing...

ROCKING

A commonplace physical action wherein the entire body is subject to a side-to-side or front-to-back movement, frequently witnessed in children, as well as mature...

REVERBERATORY CIRCUIT

Neural circuits which as essentially always active, allowing impulses to repeatedly circulate after having been triggered by an initial stimulus response, making on-demand recall...

RECOVERY, INC

For subjects having severe mental health issues, a self-help organization that directs focus to willpower exercises and methods which help the subject maintain control...

READING SPAN

The amount of text (written or typed) that a subject can absorb during a single movement of the eyes over a line of text....

REACTION FORMATION

The psychoanalytical theory that as a defense mechanism, an individual will respond to unacceptable or threatening unconscious impulses by exhibiting (in their conscious actions)...

REDUPLICATED BABBLING

Utterance of the same syllable; usually occurs in infants and is a precursor of intelligible speech.

REGRESSION EFFECT

Proclivity of a subject who scores either very high or very low on a test to perform more toward the median score during a...

RICCO'S LAW

Principle of the function of the visual threshold relating to the force of a visual image and its location on the fovea. Compare...

REMOTE-ASSOCIATION TEST

An examination testing creativity wherein the subject is prompted to come up with a fourth word that connects three otherwise unrelated words.

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