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engaging in enjoyable, recreational activity.
acting or behaving in a specified way.
role playing a technique used in family therapy and group therapy, particularly psychodrama, in which members of the group act out the behavior of others in specific roles in order to recognize the roles and to clarify role responses and choices.

role playing

a psychotherapeutic technique in which a person acts out a real or simulated situation as a means of understanding intrapsychic conflicts.
(1) The voluntary and conscious adoption of a particular role—e.g., a child adopting the role of parent under another person—e.g., a psychotherapist. Role playing provides insight on how the person playing the role perceives other person(s), and a window through which the person playing the role may see the other person’s vantage
(2) An integrated behaviour and repertoire of responses that is learned and automatic which reflects a person’s function in a situation

role playing,

n in behavioral medicine, learning exercise in which individuals assume characters different from their own. The individual may also be asked to simulate a particularly difficult situation and apply the characteristics that are common to his or her assumed role. The purpose of the exercise is to provide a strategy for coping with a difficult circumstance.

Patient discussion about role playing

Q. I was shocked to note that genes play a vital role in building muscles Is this possible? I am , 20 years old. I am always dreaming to build muscle like my favorite hero who maintains 8 abs. Anybody can dream but to live that dream is a difficult task. Out of curiosity, I had discussed my desire to build muscles with my friends. But I was shocked to note that genes play a vital role in building muscles. My family doesn’t have a history of muscles and this fact has put me in to a difficult situation. Is this possible…If so, how can I live my dream? If the family doesn’t have a history of muscle growth, then what happens to the generation which follows them? I need a positive feedback to my query……

A. there's a genetic potential for fitness, like there is a genetic connection and potential for inelegance. but no matter how smart are your parents- if you won't study you won't live that potential, and some one who doesn't have that genetic ability and will study- will be better. the same thing with physical fitness.

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Some teams go further still, by including real customers in the role plays, providing the whole event with a real zest of reality.
Students were instructed that each role play was to last a minimum of 5 minutes and a maximum of 8 minutes.
In other words, if a student was dissatisfied with her performance in the role play, she could write up what it would take to improve her performance, and this assessment would be factored into her "manager" grade.
At the bottom of the page was a space where observers were asked to provide examples of statements made by the manager during the role play.
Combining peer evaluation and role play resulted in a positive assessment technique that both reduced the amount of faculty time required to grade students and was rated by students as a beneficial learning experience.
The students' self-assessment of their own role play was thorough and well constructed.
Before the students divided into their groups, I showed them a sample role play tape and asked them to practice completing a peer assessment.
Students prefer having the role play scenarios provided to them rather than constructing scenes themselves.
In some cases, they asked my opinion about the role play, and I found it helpful to be available to them.
Incorporating the role play self-assessment as part of the grade reduces some student anxiety.

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