overcorrection


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o·ver·cor·rec·tion

(ō'vĕr-kŏ-rek'shŭn),
In behavior modification treatment programs, especially those involving mentally retarded people, overlearning the desired target behavior beyond the set criterion to ensure that the behavior will continue to meet the established criterion when the postlearning decrements and forgetting occur.

o·ver·cor·rec·tion

(ō'vĕr-kŏ-rek'shŭn)
In behavior modification treatment programs, especially those involving mentally retarded people, overlearning the desired target behavior beyond the set criterion to ensure that the behavior will continue to meet the established criterion when the decrements and forgetting occur after the learning process has concluded.

overcorrection 

A term applied to a corrective prescription of slightly higher power than required. It has occasionally been suggested as an attempt to slow the progression of myopia. See myopia control.

o·ver·cor·rec·tion

(ō'vĕr-kŏ-rek'shŭn)
Correction of tooth positioning beyond what would be optimal at that moment to prevent relapse to an abnormal position in response to growth changes in tissues.
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