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Explanatory style refers to how people explain the events of their lives. There are three facets of how people can explain a situation that can lean toward optimism or pessimism: 

Explicit attitudes is defined as the consciously accessible attitudes that can be misrepresented by self -report; evaluations that people can report consciously controlled and conscious evaluative responses

Explicit cognition refers to thinking and thought processes of which humans are consciously aware.

Explicit knowledge refers to knowledge of how to perform various acts . (See Tacit knowledge)


Explicit memory refers to the deliberate recall of information that one recognizes as a memory, detectable by direct testing such as asking a person to describe a past event. Memories that are available to conscious awareness and can be directly assessed by tests of recall or recognition memory; see also declarative memory ; contrast with implicit memory. the deliberate, intentional and conscious remembering of information that is learned and remembered at a specific time

Other definition:
Explicit memory refers to a memory that a person is aware of having; a memory that is consciously retrieve, recalled and verbalized. Moreover, Explicit memory refers to a memory that depends on conscious recollection. (see Implicit memory)

Other definition:

Explicit memory refers to a memory that depends on conscious recollection (see Implicit memory)

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- Explicit memory test : Explicit memory test refers to a memory test that requires a person to try consciously to remember specific events.

Exploration refers to active questioning and searching among alternatives in the quest to establish goals , values, or beliefs .

Exploration phase is a term in Tiedeman's career decision model , that refers to the phase when a person realizes that a career decision must be made and therefore begins to learn more about those aspects of the self and the occupational world that are relevant to the impending decision. The person begins to generate alternatives for action . Uncertainty about the future and the many alternatives is accompanied by feelings of anxiety .

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