BIOSOCIAL THEORY

in social and behavioral science, refers to an approach which looks into the possibility that a mental illness or personality disorder might significantly be...

CAPACITY

n. the maximum extent to which an individual is able to receive and retain information such as in mental or intellectual capacity, or to...

BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

Techniques used to study and evaluate behaviour that includes observation, psychological tests and interviews.

CONDITIONED INHIBITION

the diminishment of a conditioned reaction which happens upon surfacing of a stimulant that has prior been experienced in various situations.

CONSEQUENCE

noun. A result of behavior in a chosen scenario.

COPING BEHAVIOR

a trait and frequently default behavior or group of behaviors ensued whenever coping with taxing or hazardous scenarios. Such actions can be either negative...

COUNTERIDENTIFICATION

noun. With regard to psychoanalysis, a type of countertransference wherein the psychoanalyst sympathizes and aligns with the client.

CUE-OVERLOAD PRINCIPLE

the standard that a recollecting cue begins to lose efficacy with regard to assisting recollection as objects correlated with that specific cue multiply in...

A-B DESIGN

a setup for experiments requiring the measurement of the dependent variable prior to onset of the experiment and again after it.

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