SLEEP

a state featuring relaxation, reduced metabolism and relative insensitivity to stimulation. We have unique brain wave patterns for sleeping and different stages. See dream...

TREATMENT

noun. the delivery of adequate measures which are modeled to alleviate a pathological condition. 2. the level of an independent variant of an experiment,...

REPEATED MEASURES DESIGN

Framework for research wherein specific individuals are evaluated on specific dependent variables over time, during repeated episodes.

ITEM VALIDITY

In a test or experiment the extent to which an individual item measures what it purports to measure.

DISORDER

A group of systems that can involve abnormal behaviour, intense or persistent stress or the disruption of a function. See mental disorder.

UTILIZATION REVIEW (UR)

an official review of the need and quality of services rendered inside a hospital or clinic or via an individual care provider. Conducted by...

CRITICAL VALUE

the value of either one of the ends of a critical region, that being, either one of the values beyond or beneath the point...

OPENNESS TO EXPERIENCE

a dimension of the big five personality model and the five-factor personality model which references single variants in the propensity to be open to...

FATIGUE EFFECT

is one of the many effects attributed to fatigue, where the individual gradually becomes less and less efficient, even when completing minor tasks that...

SELF-FOCUS

1. An ability a person has to direct conscious attention on themselves, thoughts, desires and emotions. 2. A person's ability to analyse and evaluate...

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