The following are terms that may be used on the site. This is continually updated as terms are added.
Average: a quantity, rating, or the like that represents or approximates an arithmetic mean.
Cognitive function: related to tvolitional processes
Cross-sectional study: a type of observational study that analyzes data collected from a population, or a representative subset, at a specific point in time.
Double-blind study:the participants the active
Future Time Perspective (FTP): how positively you view the future.
Hypothesis/hypotheses: a proposition, or set of propositions, set forth as an explanation for the occurrence of some specified group of phenomena, either asserted merely as a provisional conjecture to guide investigation or accepted as highly probable in the light of established facts.
Longitudinal study: is a quasi-experimental research design that involves repeated observations of the same variables over long periods of time (often decades).
Participant: a person who takes or has a part or shares, as with others; partake; share.
Quantitative research: the systematic empirical investigation of observable phenomena via statistical, mathematical or computational techniques.
Qualitative research: Methods to examine the why and how of decision making, not just what, where, when, or who.
Scientific method: a method of research in which a problem is identified, relevant data are gathered, a hypothesis is formulated from these data, and the hypothesis is empirically tested.