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Critical situations refer to situations during childhood that are capable of leaving a lasting imprint on personality.

Critical thinking refers to an ability to reflect on, evaluate, compare, analyze, critique, and synthesize information.

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Critical Thinking Skills describes thinking that is purposeful, reasoned, and goal directed.

Cromolyn sodium refers to a drug used to stabilize the membranes of mast cells and prevent an Asthma attack.

Cronbach''s alpha refers to a generalization of the Kuder-Richardson formula that computes a corrected measure of split-half reliability when each test item has more than two (2) responses.

Cross sectional research refers to the study of developmental processes by taking measures of children of different age groups at the same time.

Cross validation refers to the process of evaluating a test or a regression equation for a sample other than the one used for the original studies.

Cross-adaptation refers to reduced response to one stimulus because of recent exposure to some other stimulus