SPECIFICITY OF BEHAVIOR

1. Certain behaviour is brought about by certain stimuli. 2. The fixed pattern of behaviour in a situation.

DIAGNOSTIC OVERSHADOWING

The failure to see a problem because the symptoms are attrinuted to another disability. See dual dignosis.

STANDARD SCORE

the score that is obtained from an original score by subtracting the mean value of all scores in the batch and dividing by the...

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...

INVERTED-U HYPOTHESIS

Performance and motivation and the proposed correlation between them, the performance is poorest when motivation or arousal at very high or low states. It...

PERSONAL DATA SHEET

a survey modeled to attain biographical information about an individual, consisting of age, gender, education, profession, interests, and health history.

PERSEVERATIVE ERROR

the ongoing repetition of an error.

BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

n. a process of studying and evaluating behavior in order to identify problem areas. The procedure also involves observing, reporting, and analyzing behavior patterns...

SMALL-N EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

an experimental design for a small number of sampling units.

BIOLOGICAL STRESS

n. any condition that puts pressure and makes demands on both the physical and psychological defense system of a living organism. It can be...

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