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Expressiveness is defined as the ability to effectively send non-verbal messages. It is a style of communication characterized by the ability to express tender emotions easily and to be sensitive to the feelings of others.

Extended case method refers to a technique developed by Michael Burawoy in which case study observations are used to discover flaws in and to improve existing social theories.

Extended day care refers to care provided for children before or after school hours or during vacations.

An Extended family is the family group that includes family members other than the nucleus of parents and children; a family consisting of parents, children, grandparents, and other relatives all living together; a group of blood relatives from more than one nuclear family which include grandparents, aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews who live together, forming a household.

Extended optional infinitive hypothesis refers to the notion that all children go through a stage in which verbs are produced without inflection, that is, they optionally appear in their infinite form without the endings that mark person, tense, and aspect, and that in children with specific language impairment , this stage lasts longer than normal.

Extended paraphasia refers to unconnected words and word sounds. This feature of Wernicke's Aphasia is a deficit in placing words together in proper grammatical and syntactical form.

- Extended selective attention : Extended selective attention refers to overly extended attentional focus and an inappropriate delay in shifting attention. The anomaly is considered one of the causative factors in the symptoms of Autism .

Extended self refers to the more mature self-representation, emerging between ages 3½ and 5 years, in which children are able to integrate past, present, and unknown future self-representations into a notion of a "self" that endures over time

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