BURNOUT

n. a state of extreme physical, emotional, and mental exhaustion. It is characterized by a decrease in motivation and performance. On the psychological and...

CATEGORIZATION

n. the process of grouping or classifying people, objects, events, and experiences. Usually, these are grouped according to classes based on (1) common characteristics...

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.

DANGEROUSNESS

noun. The condition wherein people come to be more plausible to cause damage to their self or other people, presenting a hazard to the...

A-B DESIGN

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

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