RESPONSE

Any clearly defined, measurable physical reaction to a stimulus.

RETENTION

Endurance of behaviors which have been learned or acquired when the behavior is not being utilized; signified by being able to recall, relearn, recognize,...

REASSURANCE

A supportive approach in counseling. It encourages clients to believe in themselves and in the real possibility of improvement. It is common in many...

RATIONAL SOUL

The rational soul is a term used by Greek philosopher Aristotle. It described the human soul. A rational soul has the capacity for rational...

RATIONAL LEARNING

Learning through clear understanding of the material and understanding the relationship between the components of the material

REMINISCENCE THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE

A theory propounded by Greek philosopher Plato (circa 429-347 BCE) which states that all knowledge must originate in a hypothetical existence before birth, wherein...

R-S RELATIONSHIP

Correlation between reaction and stimulation, as with studies in which a particular reaction by an organism generates a specific alternation in the stimulus setting,...

RAPPROCHEMENT

A state of cordial relations between individuals or groups. 2. In the theory put forth by Austrian child psychoanalyst Margaret Mahler, the point in...

REASONING

Logical processes of an inductive or deductive nature used to draw a conclusion from fact or premise. 2. The sequential set of arguments used...

RE-EDUCATION

A form or stage of psychologial treatment in which the patient is taught—or, better, given an opportunity to learn for himself—more effective ways of...

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