SEXUAL BEHAVIOR

These are the actions that lead to reproduction and stimulation of sexual organs for satisfaction without conception. It can orientation, courting, sex positions and...

MATURATION HYPOTHESIS

is the theory that some behaviours and genetics are hereditary whereas some arise after the full maturation of organs in the body, such as...

PSYCHOSOCIAL FACTORS

Social, cultural and environmental influences that affect an individual's or group's mental health and behavior. These may include social situations, relationships, health care and...

ATTITUDE MEASURE

a procedure in which individuals' attitudes and responses are assigned quantitative values. Several broad categories of this type of measure have been developed, including:...

PHYSIOLOGICAL AROUSAL

features of arousal reflected by physiological reactions, like escalations in blood pressure and rate of respiration and lessened activity of the gastrointestinal system.

SOCIAL TRAP

a social dilemma where a person maximises their goals over the goal of the community or society as a whole. If too many people...

SUCCESSIVE DISCRIMINATION

Used in conditioning behaviour this is a discrimination between stimuli presented one after the other.

FLASHBACK

1. Reliving an event or part of an event that was traumatic. 2. The spontaneous recurrence of visual hallucinations in a person who was...

SLEEP

a state featuring relaxation, reduced metabolism and relative insensitivity to stimulation. We have unique brain wave patterns for sleeping and different stages. See dream...

CONDITIONING

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

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