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...

ADAPTABILITY

noun. 1. the ability to render adequate feedback up to modified or developing conditions. 2. the potential to adjust or change an individual's behavior...

AMBULATORY SERVICES

cognitive wellness, guidance, or healthcare services offered on an outpatient basis, thus, not requiring the patient to be admitted to the hospital or healthcare...

ARMCHAIR PSYCHOLOGY

a form of psychological inquiry or therapy that is based on introspection and rational processes without reference to an empirical observation. Conversely, empirical psychology...

AVAILABILITY HEURISTIC

n. a common quick strategy for making judgments about the likelihood of occurrence. Typically, the individual bases these judgments on the salience of similar...

BEHAVIORAL CONTINGENCY

n. that possibility that there may or may not be a relationship between an individual's specific response and the frequency and regularity by which...

BIOLOGICAL CLOCK

n. the internal mechanism which controls the rhythm of activities in a living organism. Referred to as biological rhythm or biorhythm, it involves a...

CASE STUDY

n. an in-depth assessment and investigation conducted on a target individual, family unit, or social group. It requires a researcher to collect multiple types...

CONCEPT

noun. 1. a concept that symbolizes a category of items or occurrences or their traits. 2. with regard to conditioning, a category of stimulants...

CONSTRUCT VALIDITY

the magnitude to which an analysis or tool is able to gauge an abstract characteristic, capacity, or construct.

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