extrinsic factor


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extrinsic factor

[ek¦strinz·ik ¦fak·tər]
(biochemistry)
vitamin B12
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Organizational characteristics, as extrinsic factor, were measured using the Organizational Characteristics Survey (OCJ; Suh, 2002).
The geographical origin of a wine is a key extrinsic factor in fluencing its consumption.
Limited research opportunities was a common extrinsic factor, while low income, lack of prestige in primary care specialties, and a medical school environment biased towards hospital-based care were common extrinsic factors.
Many methods of quantitative analysis, ranging from univariate to multivariate statistical techniques, have been proposed for examining the variation of diets in relation to extrinsic factors (Hyslop, 1980; Cortes, 1997).
Both intrinsic factors (characteristics of infants) and extrinsic factors (parent behaviors, family environment, etc.
Examples of extrinsic factors would be working conditions such as levels of compensation, administrative support, and working conditions.
For example, an extrinsic factor such as small aquarium size will sometimes elicit a "critical reaction" (Hediger, 1950).
There may have been some extrinsic factor in my beguilement, which I am certain owed nothing to our common Arab background -- his, Lebanese Christian; mine, Egyptian Moslem.
Age may also interact with the number of conspecifics, and extrinsic factor, to determine a tadpole's behavior.
The extrinsic factor reflects a motivational style which focuses on external rewards for coaching such as high salary or good benefits.
In contrast, the most frequently cited extrinsic factor - "I like the hours/summer off" - was identified by just 3 percent of the teachers.
Yet, surely it is also an extrinsic factor insofar as it includes the perceptions, goals, skills, and so on of federal as well as state officials.