ANTICIPATORY COPING

a stress-management technique enacted prior the encountering of a stressful event. It may involve minimizing the problems associated with the stress. This type of...

PAIN DRAWING

a diagnostic divide used for discerning the quantity, seriousness, and form of pain. A front and rear observation of the human body is given,...

MATCHING LAW

states that proportion of responses to an allocated to an alternative will match the proportion of reinforcement obtains from that alternative - in respect...

CONFLICT BEHAVIOR

actions that stem from encountering two contrastive inspirational conditions simultaneously. It frequently takes place as an outcome of an approach-avoidance dispute.

STIMULANTS

Stimulants are agents which results in functional activity either in human or animals. Stimulants are generally categorized according to the body system or function...

SOCIAL LEARNING THEORY

a view that learning is mainly due to our social interactions with others. Behaviour is assumed to be developed and regulated (a) by external...

DISHABITUATION

The reapperarance or enhancement of a habitual response due to new stimulus. Compare habituation.

ATTITUDE SCALE

a measure or assessment used to assess an attitude - usually for the purpose of comparison.

SUBJECT

The participant (either a human or non human) that is taken for the purpose of doing research. It also refers the area or branch...

EVALUATION RESEARCH

Applying scientific principles, methods and theories to identify, describe, measure and predict importnat factors to develop human service delivery systems. See program evaluation.

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