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tendency

 [ten´den-se]
an inclination or likelihood; a predisposition toward an action, behavior, or thought process.
suicidal t's see suicide.
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Rogers (1959) called the development potential of the individual the self-actualizing tendency, and the environmental inhibiting factors conditions of worth.
The median is the best representation of the central tendency when the data are not normally distributed, ie, they do not form a nice symmetrical and bell-shaped curve when plotted.
Researchers have argued that the feeling of regret also reflects the activation of a specific action tendency: the tendency to repair the goal-incongruent event.
In this research Empathique Tendency Scale developed by Dokmen (1988) (ETS) is used as data acquisition device.
Two rotated factors (cognitive tendency and behavioral tendency) that were extracted explained 52.
Our natural tendency to formulate dogmas even on matters that are wide open to discussion and choice.
The central tendency of their forecasts for the unemployment rate at the
Simply, a high consumer ethnocentric tendency cause consumers to purchase their local products and keeps them away from purchasing foreign products due to ethnic and nationalistic reasons (Poon et al.
Avoiding a Tendency to See the World Only Through Jewish History
The full minutes from the meeting can be found on the Fed's website and the updated quarterly forecasts are listed below: Federal Reserve economic projections: Real GDP Central tendency 2009 Est.
1 : a leaning toward a particular kind of thought or action He has a tendency to ask a lot of questions.