CULTURAL

adjective. Culture-bias theory that gauges of intellect might be prejudice or carry a preference for some members over other specific groups and against those...

ACTIVATIONAL EFFECT

a temporary chemical influence which usually produces a brief variation in performance or physical motion in mature animals. For instance, escalated testosterone in male...

ALLPORT'S PERSONALITY TRAIT THEORY

Gordon W. Allport's doctrine said a person's character traits are the vital points to the individuality and persistence of their behavior. Characteristics are thought...

APPROPRIATE AFFECT

an expression of mood, emotion or feeling that is congruent with the subject matter being discussed or witnessed.

AUTONOMIC CONDITIONING

the process describing the achievement of conscious control over autonomic processes (e.g., heart rate) through biofeedback training, meditation, yoga, or some other type of...

BEHAVIOR SETTING

n. in environmental psychology, refers to the environment as the setting for observing behavior. This setting, for instance, may include the physical, geographical, and...

BELIEF-DESIRE REASONING

n. the process wherein a person tends to predict and explain someone else's behavior based on how the former understands the latter's desires and...

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...

CONCOMITANT VARIATION

1. the modification of two sensations simultaneously, wherein the variables might be informally connected or both variables might be impacted by another outlying variable....

CONTENT VALIDITY

the degree to which an analysis gauges a symbolizing example of the topic content or behavior that is being analyzed.

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