REALISM

1. Doctrine in philosophy that objects have an existence, even in the absence of an observer. 2. An older doctrine that states univerals, as...

REASON 1

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

RECALL

Pulling prior learning or experience into current consciousness. Also the process of doing so.

RECEPTOR ADAPTATION

The fatigue shown by a receptor to a particular stimulus after repeated exposure.

RECIPROCAL-TEACHING PROCEDURE

A teaching strategy to facilitate a student's understanding of material already covered. It is also designed to reinforce retention of the material.

RECONSTITUTION 1

An overhaul of perspectives and ambitions; often the result of completion of the grieving process by subjects when illness produces a major disability.

RECTANGULAR ARRAY

Any specific two-dimensional layout of information.

REDINTEGRATIVE MEMORY

More commonly known as redintegration.

REENTRY

Reintegration of a subject to society after incarceration or exposure to other institutionalized living situations. Also can refer to the return of a...

REFLECTION RESPONSE

Response by a subject to the Rorshach test in which the inkblot appears to be a bilateral reflection of one side of the blot;...

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