RESPONSE TOPOGRAPHY

Physical attributes of a given response; may be force, duration, location, or extent. See also: topography of response.

STRESS-INOCULATION TRAINING (SIT)

Consists of 4 stages which make a person learn stress management techniques. The first stage is the identification of stress. The second stage comprises...

NORMAL DISTRIBUTION

an abstract continuous probability distribution which is na act of two parameters: the expected value, p, and the variance, o. It is rendered by...

DISCONTINUITY THEORY

Compare to continuity hypothesis. See all-or-none learning hypothesis- eureka task.

STIMULUS DISCRIMINATION

being able to distinguish between different stimuli. See discrimination.

RELIABILITY OF COMPOSITES

Reliability of the various components of a test or measurement device. See also: composite reliability.

GABA ANTAGONISTS

These are the compounds that inhibit GABA receptor sites and GABA action. They can be direct and indirect. Best known is bicuculline that is...

SELF-DETERMINATION THEORY

Emphasises the importance of autonomy and intrinsic motivation to produce a healthy adjustment. This theory emphasize on how a person is actually motivated intrinsically...

PRIMARY GROUP

An individual's small group of friends or acquaintances that help foster and maintain their attitudes, social mores and values.

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