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ABC  

1 A model used in rational emotive behaviour therapy (REBT) for analysing a client's problems systematically into: A, the activating event; B, the mediating evaluative beliefs; and C, behavioural and ...
biodiversity

biodiversity  

A term that came into widespread use in the 1980s, which describes all aspects of biological diversity, especially species richness, ecosystem complexity, and genetic variation.
Biological Feedback

Biological Feedback  

A feedback is the return of output to the input part of a system. The system may be the body of a living organism, a population, or the interacting biotic ...
dual-process model

dual-process model  

Any of a number of theories of social information processing that emerged in the 1980s and 1990s to explain social attitudes (1), stereotypes, person perception, memory, and decision making, although ...
environmental Movements

environmental Movements  

A political movement that focuses on protecting the environment, reducing environmental damage (such as pollution), and reducing unsustainable use of natural resources. See also environmentalism.
hallucination

hallucination  

n. a false perception of something that is not really there. Hallucinations may be visual, auditory, tactile, gustatory (of taste), or olfactory (of smell). They may be provoked by mental illness ...
holism

holism  

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The view that the whole is more than its parts. In earlier geographies, the region has been seen as having a distinct identity which does not come entirely from its separate parts. See Antrop (1998) ...
intergenerational equity

intergenerational equity  

The principle that the present generation should pass on to future generations enough natural resources and sufficient environmental quality that they can enjoy at least a comparable quality of life, ...
intuition

intuition  

Immediate understanding, knowledge, or awareness, derived neither from perception nor from reasoning. Immediate knowledge of a concept exists when a person can apply the concept correctly but cannot ...
Population Policy

Population Policy  

A policy or set of policies, usually agreed at national level, designed to manage population growth and improve the quality of life of individuals. See also International Conference on Population and ...
probabilistic reasoning

probabilistic reasoning  

Problem-solving techniques based on the use of probability theory for weighing evidence and inferring conclusions. See probability, Bayes's theorem, belief systems.
rational

rational  

Thinking or behaving reasonably or logically. Rational decisions or choices are those that are in the best interests of the agent who makes them, relative to the information available to the agent at ...
resources

resources  

An available supply of something that is valued because it can be used for a particular purpose, usually to satisfy particular human wants or desires. See also aesthetic resource, cultural resource, ...
social influence

social influence  

Any process whereby a person's attitudes (1), opinions, beliefs, or behaviour are altered or controlled by some form of social communication. It includes conformity, compliance, group polarization, ...

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