RANDOM SAMPLING

Selecting individuals for a study by selecting them from a larger potential group. To be random, each is chosen in such a way that...

RANGE EFFECT

In tracking, the tendency of a subject to make compensating movements too large when the target is small and too small when the target...

RAPID SEQUENTIAL VISUAL PRESENTATION (RSVP)

Rapid sequential visual presentation is the methodology of presenting visual stimuli in a very short time span.

RATIO IQ

Showing IQ as a ratio of mental age to chronological age, multiplied by 100

RATIONALITY

Being reasonable or rational or being open to reason.

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)...

REACTIVITY

The mere fact that an object is observed can change the condition of the object

READMISSION

The admission to a hospital on the part of a patient who was admitted prior and was released.

REALITY PRINCIPLE

The reality principle is a theory in psychoanalysis that defines it as representing the demands of the external world and requiring an individual to...

REBIRTHING

A therapy featuring the use of continuous, focused breathing and deep reflection under the guidance of a "rebirther" practitioner. To release tension and intense...

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