Acting out is behaving in ways differently from what is normally expected.
Talking back is typically a speedy and aggressive reply.
Learning disorders are genetic and/or environmental factors that impede our ability to learn
(i.e. dyslexia, ADHD).
Inattention is anything that diverts our attention; a distraction.
Defiance is a pattern of angry/irritable mood, argumentative/defiant behavior, and/or bold disobedience.
Depression is a mood disorder that causes persistent feelings of sadness and loss of interest. Depression can last short periods of time (over a weekend) or long periods of time
Anxiety is characterized by worry, fear, and unease about any life event. It can be brief or last a lifetime.
Child negotiation happens when children try to avoid tasks
Manipulation is skillfully controlling a situation without the other individual knowing.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is having trouble paying attention and/or controlling impulsive behaviors.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD) are characterized by unreasonable thoughts and fears that can cause irresistible urges.
Restrictive thoughts are limiting views that usually lead to stunted intellectual growth.
Sibling fights are any disagreement between siblings (i.e. yelling, name calling).
Explosive behaviors are impulsive, aggressive, violent
behaviors and/or angry verbal
outbursts, in which reaction is grossly out of proportion to the situation.
Conduct disorder is a pattern of disruptive and/or violent behaviors characterized
by an overall disregard for others.
Tourette Syndrome (aka TICS) are uncontrollable
Disruptive behaviors are any behaviors that interfere in learning and positive growth.
Whining is a long
pitched sound that children use to express their feelings.
Abuse is any mistreatment towards others. Abuse can come in mental and physical forms.
Post-traumatic stress syndrome (PTSD) is characterized as an anxiety condition brought on by previous events.
Post Traumatic Disorder
Modeling involves a person acting in an environment that delivers outward behaviors, deciphered by others.
Reinforcement learning is the learning of values of stimuli (i.e. parents, atmosphere) through experience; responding conditioned on (predictive) value of stimulus.
First principles thinking is breaking down complicated problems into basic elements and then rebuilding them from the ground up.
First principles thinking
Anhedonia is the inability to
Negative attributions are judgments of intent, hostility, and blame regarding others' behaviors.
Intermittent explosive disorder (IED) is short-lived incidents of inconsistent anger and aggression.