• Behavior
  • The data consisted of the total positive score on the Tennessee Self Concept Scale and the total score on the Film Test for Understanding Behavior in addition to information gathered on the following variables: age, sex, marital status, year in school, grade point average, ordinal position (number of older and younger siblings) and socioeconomic level. (oregonstate.edu)
  • Understanding implies abilities and dispositions with respect to an object of knowledge that are sufficient to support intelligent behavior. (wikipedia.org)
  • nature
  • It is used to test whether measures of a construct are consistent with a researcher's understanding of the nature of that construct (or factor). (wikipedia.org)
  • Argumentation theorists Chaim Perelman and Lucie Olbrechts-Tyceta offer the following statement on the conditioned nature of all discourse, which has applicability to the concept of discourse community: "All language is the language of community, be this a community bound by biological ties, or by the practice of a common discipline or technique. (wikipedia.org)
  • basic
  • However, they might not understand how to apply this knowledge to implement multiplication as an algorithm on a computer using only addition and looping as basic constructs. (wikipedia.org)
  • Ability
  • However, a person may have a good ability to predict the behaviour of an object, animal or system-and therefore may, in some sense, understand it-without necessarily being familiar with the concepts or theories associated with that object, animal or system in their culture. (wikipedia.org)
  • things
  • For example, when their teacher refers to multiplying 6 by 3 as "adding 6 to itself 3 times", they may understand that the teacher is talking about two entirely equivalent things. (wikipedia.org)
  • total
  • For the purpose of operating a cash register at McDonald's, a person does not need a very deep understanding of the multiplication involved in calculating the total price of two Big Macs. (wikipedia.org)