BEHAVIOR-CONSTRAINT THEORY

A person may acquire a learned helplessness when repeated efforts to gain control fail. See baheaviour contagen.

CONDITIONING

the manner in which specific types of experience make certain behaviors more or less probably.

CONSENSUAL VALIDATION

the procedure wherein a professional assists a patient in verifying the correctness of their interpretation or the outcomes of their experience by comparison to...

CONTRAST ERROR

a kind of rating error wherein the analysis of an objective individual in a set of people is impacted by the degree of functioning...

COST-REWARD ANALYSIS

with regard to social psychology, a design which tries to depict helping behavior with respect to the supports and prices correlated with certain helping...

CRISIS THEORY

the group of ideas that encompasses the root of disasters, the way people behave when handling them, what causes them, how to prevent them,...

DEBRIEFING

The process after a research project where the participants are given more details about the project.

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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