BEHAVIORAL PLASTICITY

The degree that behaviour is influenced by social experiences. High plasticity means room for change. Low does not.

CONDITIONED INHIBITION

the diminishment of a conditioned reaction which happens upon surfacing of a stimulant that has prior been experienced in various situations.

CONSCIOUSNESS

noun. 1. the sensation that human beings claim to encounter, inclusive of cognitive details spanning from somatic and sensory interpretation to cognitive visualizations, accountable...

CONTRARIAN

someone who has a propensity to argue with another person or argue in refute of something, no matter what the accurateness of the subject...

CORRESPONDENT INFERENCE THEORY

postulated by American social psychologists Keith E. Davis and Edward Jones, a design depicting how individuals build indicators about other individual's unwavering character traits...

CRISIS INTERVENTION

1. the intermittent improvisation, instead of particularly remedial, utilization so psychotherapy or counseling to help people, families, and sets of people who have been...

DEBILITATIVE ANXIETY

An anxiety felt by a person that they see as interfering with their performance, such as being psyched out or not in the zone.

A-B DESIGN

a setup for experiments requiring the measurement of the dependent variable prior to onset of the experiment and again after it.

Psychology Word of the Day CUE EXPOSURE, n: a behavior therapy method wherein a patient is subjected to stimulants that elicit cravings for substances that...

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