SYMBOLIC REWARD

The prize that doesn't have significant material value but is nevertheless extremely valuable to a person receiving it. In psychology, we can say it...

GUILFORD-ZIMMERMAN TEMPERAMENT SURVEY (GZTS)

Measures 10 traits of personality: ascendance, sociability, friendliness, thoughtfulness, personal relations, masculinity, objectivity, general activity, restraint and emotional stability. 300 descriptive statements respond by...

BOUNDARY ISSUES

n. in therapy and health care, refers to ethical issues which surround the relationship between a therapist and a patient. Ideally, boundaries set limits...

APPARATUS

n. 1. an instrument, piece of equipment, used in an experiment for various purposes, such as delivering stimuli or measuring responses during an experiment....

RECIPROCAL DETERMINISM

An assertion that a reciprocal relation exists among environment, behavior and the individual. That is to say, that instead of the environment being a...

BEHAVIOR GENETICS

n. a field of study which focuses on the role of genetics in human behavior. It examines behavior patterns which are familial and hereditary...

SELECTION

Play of forces that determines the relative reproductive performance of the various genotypes in a population, especially in regard to behavioral or genetic traits...

MENTAL ABILITIES

describes the abilities of- spatial visualization, perceptual speed, number facility, verbal comprehension, word fluency, memory, inductive reasoning as measured by subjective tests designed for...

OVERINCLUSION

noun. failure of a person to remove non-successful or improper reactions correlated with a specific stimulant.

WELL-BEING

noun. a state of happiness, being pleased and content, low degrees of anguish, generally positive physical and cognitive health and attitude, or good quality...

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