REALISTIC ANXIETY

Anxiety present when exposed to an identifiable and real threat or danger. This type of anxiety is founded in the normal human desire to...

REASONABLE PERSON STANDARD

A standard established to establish whether or not a particular act or conduct constitutes sexual harassment. The basis of the standard is what a...

RECALL SCORE METHOD

Using a numerical value to score the number of items that can be recalled from memory.

RECEPTOR SITE

A region in the specialized membrane on the surface of the cell containin receptor molecules.

RECIPROCITY LAW

A principle that states: The magnitude of a sensation is the product of time of exposure multiplied by intensity.

RECONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY

Achieving remembrance by analytically reconstructing past events which are incomplete within the subject's memory. Derives from common knowledge and schemas, as well as memory,...

RECURRENT

Generally applied to conditions distinguished by relapse or episodic occurrence; taking place repetitively or coming back after an interlude of remission.

REDOUT

Resulting from negative g-forces, a medical condition caused by blood getting forced into the head. Ocular capillaries become engorged and may possibly rupture,...

REFERENCE DATABASE

Allows development of all-inclusive reviews of literature for a specific field of study with a large resource of bibliographic data.

REFLECTIVE

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

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