A technique used to discover a mathematical relationship between two variables using a set of individual data points.
Measures the dependance of one dependant variable, , on another independent variable, , assuming there is a linear relationship between them and that there are no discontinuities. The straight line that describes the relationship is of the form = The hypothesis test is set up as 0 : there is no relation between the two variables, or 0 : the slope = 0 and the test statistic is = slope / standard error of slope.
any of a number of statistical techniques in which the relationship of one (or more) variable(s) is (are) estimated as a function of another variable or variables.
(a) A "statistical" technique which enables predictions to be made from a defined set of data. (b) A technique employed in "hypnosis", in which the hypnotized subject is guided by the hypnotist to return to an earlier time in life, or perhaps even to experiences from a past-life incarnation. Sometimes, the regression occurs spontaneously, without suggestion or guidance by the hypnotist. See also "past-life regression".
reverting to a form of behaviour that was acceptable at one stage of our development but is no longer considered appropriate.
A fall in sea level relative to the land. This causes rocks that were just below sea-level to become emerged above the sea, possibly eroding. The opposite is called transgression, when there is a relative rise in sea level.
A withdrawal of the sea from the land, due to uplift or a eustatic (qv) drop in sea level. See transgression.
A retreat of the sea from land areas. Possible causes include a drop in sea level or uplift.
The act of passing back or returning; retrogression; retrogradation.
Psychological term to describe when a person temporarily regresses to an earlier stage of psychological development. An independent teenager whos is hospitalised will often become more dependent and react as if he/ she was several years younger.
a method whereby a person can be regressed back to an earlier existence, through hypnosis Séance - the name associated with spiritualism in the early 1900's, whereby people sit in a darkened room, whilst a medium communicates with discarnate beings. Sensitive - a name giving to psychics and mediums Sceptic - a person who does not believe in the paranormal, spirit contact etc
Return to an earlier pattern of thinking or acting.
reduction of the size of the tumor or the extent of the cancer.
reduction or disappearance of cancerous tissue, usually as a result of therapy.
Shrinkage of abatement of cancer growth.
reduction in symptoms or disease process.
A return by the cornea toward the original refractive state. See Regression Details
Loss of effect of laser therapy with the recovery of the eye. This results in the reoccurrence of initial refractive error, i.e. short-sightedness, hypermaetropia and astigmatism.
A complication with LVC that refers to the eye to move back towards it's orginal refractive error after LVC. For more information, see the section on Risks and Complications.
A loss of refractive surgical effect in the time period following treatment
A reversion to a lower level of functioning, as evidenced by a decrease in the performance level of previously attained skills that occurs as a result of an interruption in educational programming.
the loss of learned skills or acquired knowledge during a break in instruction
The amount of loss of skills a child experiences over an instructional break (primarily summer vacation).
The loss of skills that a person already had.
a bug that did not exist in a previous release
a bug that has been introduced in code that was previously working
a problem that was introduced in an MR, MU, or CF and that did not exist in previous releases of that code stream
a problem that was introduced in a product release and did not exist in previous releases of that code stream
An appraisal principle that says, among dissimilar properties, the value of the higher quality properties will decrease because of the presence of lower quality or inferior properties.
An appraisal principle that states that between dissimilar properties the value of the better-quality property is affected adversely by the presence of the lesser-quality property. (See appraisal)
A principle of valuation, stating that a property's value may decrease due to the existence of similar properties in similar locations, containing lower quality.
Appraisal term stating that the value of higher-end real estate can be brought down by the proximity to lower-end properties.
Going back in time during trance to remember past events, and replaying them in the imagination, often with accompanying emotions
Guiding someone back in time during trance to relive a past event.
an experience for recalling memories from the far past
a tool for virtually reliving an experience in your mind
A trend or shift toward a lower, less severe or less perfect state - reduction in the size of tumour (opposite of rogression).
Improvement in a tumour.
Relapse to a less perfect or developed state.
an unintended change from correct or often, documented or expected behavior
The state of a conditioned behavior reverting back to a previous stage in the learning process.
The state of a previously conditioned behavior reverting back to a lower stage of development.