Glossary C

Cue exposure methods refer to a Behavioral approach to Alcohol treatment in which the patient/client is given a Priming dose of alcohol, which initiates the craving for more alcohol,

Cue function is a term used in Hebb’s and Hull’s theories that refers to the message function of a stimulus - the aspect of the stimulus that tells the organism how it should react. Please See Arousal function.

Cue overload refers to a principle of memory that states a retrieval cue will be most effective when it is highly distinctive and not related to any other target memories.
Cue-dependent forgetting is forgetting that results from the absence of cues that were present during training .

Cued recall refers to a recollection that is prompted by a cue associated with the setting in which the recalled event originally occurred. In memory research, Cued recall is a task in which a participant recalls information after being given prompts or cues. Cued recall is also known as Prompted recall .

Culminating phase refers to a a phase of early adulthood that ranges from ages 33 to 45.

Cult refers to a  group that professes great devotion to some person and follows that person almost without question; cult members are typically victimized by their leaders in various ways.

Cultivated sources refer to people who have special information regarding a particular crime.