Psychology Word of the Day

ALTERNATE BINAURAL LOUDNESS-BALANCE TEST

November 5, 2011

an exam for an irregular vulnerability to boisterous noise. The person listens to 2 tones, both the identical frequency listened to in a back and forth manner between the two ears, with the force of t

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ASTHENIA

November 5, 2011

n. severe weakness or loss of strength, which is often associated with fatigue and muscular pain. Other symptoms conclude breathlessness, psychomotor agitation, and heart palpitations. In some cases,

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DISCUSSION GROUP

November 5, 2011

A group used to look at problems in a variety of community settings.

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POLYSENSORY UNIT

November 5, 2011

a neuron within the CNS or a sensory receptor which generally reacts to more than one kind of stimulant, like cutaneous sensory receptors which mediate prick-pain urges and also generate feelings of i

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FUTURE-MINDEDNESS

November 5, 2011

the term used for the ability to engage in means to end future about the future. Being able to think ahead to what the future may bring.

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RELAXATION

November 5, 2011

State of being relaxed. Refreshment of mind and body. Reduction in intensity of tension or vigor. Musculature returning to an inactive state after contraction.

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CAPITALISM

November 5, 2011

A system of economics with free enterprise and free market principles, profit-taking and corporate ownership.

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ALCOHOL WITHDRAWAL DELIRIUM

November 5, 2011

a treatable problem which grows during a brief time when extended, significant alcohol ingestion has ended. The facets of such are unbalanced awareness and alterations to mental abilities in addition

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BEHAVIORAL CONGRUENCE

November 5, 2011

n. a consistent state of behavior, meaning there is consistency between the goals, values, and attitudes projected and the actual behavior observed. In personality research, ideally, the way you think

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BODY CELL

November 5, 2011

n. one of many biological cells which altogether form the body of an organism. In the human body for instance, individuals cells are further organized into tissues, organs, and systems. Also called so

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