TIME OUT (TO) 1

1. a method, stemming from within behavior therapy, wherein unfavorable actions are weakened and their occurrences lessened, commonly by moving the person away from...

NORMAL DISTRIBUTION

an abstract continuous probability distribution which is na act of two parameters: the expected value, p, and the variance, o. It is rendered by...

TREATMENT EFFECT

the significance of the impact of a remediation upon the reaction variant within an analysis. It is generally gauged as the difference between the...

BIOLOGICAL PSYCHOLOGY

n. the science which integrates that area of overlap between biology and psychology. It studies the reciprocal relationship between the underlying physiological events which...

MULTIGENERATIONAL TRANSMISSION PROCESS

when applied to psychological problems is the theory that some conditions such as anxiety are passed on through the generations. It is one of...

VISUAL ILLUSION

a misinterpretation of exterior visual stimulants which takes place as an outcome of either a pathological condition or a misperception of the stimulants. Common...

EMITTED BEHAVIOR

The natural response to a circumstance not influence by external stimuli. Compare respondent behaviour.

DETACHMENT

1. Feeling of emotional freedom coming from a lack of involvement. 2. Objectivity to consider a problem on its merits. 3. Developmental psychology. Child's...

SPECULATIVE PSYCHOLOGY

view that is based on speculation and not research and experiments. Also read armchair psychology; rational psychology.

STROBOSCOPIC ILLUSION

Is a perceptual illusion which is experienced while seeing the still images. This illusion makes a person feel like still object is moving. 2....

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