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directedness

(dɪˈrɛktɪdnəs)
n
the state or quality of being directed
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High harm avoidance and low self directedness in euthymic young adults with recurrent, early-onset depression.
In the specific circumstance, models and apparatuses are required, which furnish the tutoring with generous learning and directedness.
The political nature of [justice.sub.1) comes from the generality of its directedness, as opposed to the particularity of the directedness of [justice.sub.2].
Betweenness measures are computed with and without addressing the directedness of the trade flows, so as to examine the network as undirected and directed, respectively.
Although Jung has the ontic and epistemic enmeshed in a way that Patanjali does not, and although this is a major disagreement that results in significantly different worldviews, it is noteworthy that Jung and Patanjali both express their insights into human nature and the phenomenon of human suffering through the exploration of the religious function and teleological directedness of the psyche.
These were the findings: student or teacher directedness was a poor element to classify pedagogies as there are varying levels of guidance dependent on the student's needs; case-based and discovery-based learning had very low representations in the literature and were difficult to compare to other pedagogies in practice; and lastly, while problem-based learning made up a majority of observable and evaluative literature, it focused primarily on single lessons whereas project- and inquiry-learning articles represented implementation that could be described as more constructivist (i.e.
These components of galvanotaxis can be decoupled, that is, change in directedness without changing velocity or speed, highlighting the complexity of the mechanisms involved in galvanotaxis [27, 48].
The subscales includes social skills consisting of 24 items, psychological adjustment is measured on 23 items, self-confidence using 12 items, physical health on 17 items, helping behavior on 12 items, achievement with 11 items, and goal directedness on a 10 items scale.
The goal of WBT is to develop long-term goals that help provide a sense of meaning in life and a sense of directedness, as well as beliefs that give life purpose.
Purpose in life indicates one's need to determine the real purpose of life; a sense of directedness. It also includes attaching a meaning to the existing and past periods of life, holding such beliefs that make life really purposeful.
[It] refers to a set of aims: directedness rather than disorder, solidarity rather than individualism, and social responsibility rather than anti-social behavior.
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