Psychology Word of the Day

TALKING CURE

November 5, 2011

It is similar to psychotherapy. In this therapy, client is asked to talk out for diagnosis and starting treatment procedure. A patient is to speak freely so that a therapist may diagnose the problem a

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ANCILLARY

November 5, 2011

adjective. promoting or supplementary however not needfully important to a behavior or affair.

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WATERFALL ILLUSION

November 5, 2011

the most widely recognized instance of a movement aftereffect, generated by observing a waterfall for a time and then switching one's stare to still items in the environment. These items will seem to

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ENDOCRINOLOGIST

November 5, 2011

Person who studies the endocrine system.

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MOOD-INCONGRUENT PSYCHOTIC FEATURES

November 5, 2011

defines delusions or hallucinations which are not consistent with either depressive and manic moods but still do typically occur during episodes.

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LEMMA

November 5, 2011

A word which is considered to be in its most basic primordial form with all inflected forms.

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GROUP DIFFERENCE

November 5, 2011

Term for any seen differences between groups of people in an experiment who received different treatment as part of another group.

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REGULAR

November 5, 2011

Linguistically, follows a normal formation pattern in a language. Compare with: irregular.

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SCHEFFE TEST

November 5, 2011

Post hoc examination of statistics which allows comparison of the difference between means in the analysis of variance.

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NONDECLARATIVE MEMORY

November 5, 2011

a collection of several different types of memory which function automatically and collect data which isn't within reach to aware recollection. Nondeclarative memory comprises procedural acquisition a

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