BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

Techniques used to study and evaluate behaviour that includes observation, psychological tests and interviews.

CONDITIONAL POSITIVE REGARD

a position of acknowledgement and respect demonstrated by other people on a trial basis wherein their respect relies upon the approval of the person's...

CONSCIENCE

a person's knowledge or right and wrong. With regard to psychoanalysis, is the superego, or moral part of the person's character, which behaves as...

CONTINUOUS REINFORCEMENT (CRF)

in operant and instrumental conditioning, the strengthener of each reaction.

CORRELATION

noun. The magnitude of a union between two traits.

CRF 1

the abbreviated for of continuous reinforcement- the abbreviated form of corticotrophin-releasing factor.

D PRIME

a gauge of someone's capacity to pick up on indicators- more particularly, a gauge of vulnerability or discriminability stemming from signal detection theory that...

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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