MIRRORING

is the process of emulating, or copying exactly the behaviours, speech, and characteristics of another individual. Therapists can sometimes employ mirroring techniques to come...

DIALECTIC

1. Language. Investigating the truth in ideas through juxtaposition of opposing opinions. 2. Socrates conservational mode of argument. 3. Hegel's pattern of statement, contradiction...

AROUSAL REGULATION

the controlling of cognitive and physiological activation using natural or cognitive-behavioral methods. See also autogenic training.

CATALYST

n. any substance which significantly increases the speed of a chemical reaction. It is only required in small amounts compared to that of the...

CONCEPTUALIZATION

noun. The procedure involved in constructing ideas, specifically those of a theoretical kind, from experience or incorporated information employing cognitive procedures and verbalization.

RESPONSE COMPETITION

Hindrance of choice response tasks by extraneous stimuli, resulting in production of a response which slows reaction time in attaining the correct response.

EVALUATION OBJECTIVE

Any purposes of evaluating a program.

PERSEVERATIVE ERROR

the ongoing repetition of an error.

GLOBAL PERCEPTION

This term is applied to the overall perception of an object or a situation focusing on the whole rather than the parts.

REGRESSION EFFECT

Proclivity of a subject who scores either very high or very low on a test to perform more toward the median score during a...

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