Psychology Word of the Day

DELUSION OF REFERENCE

November 5, 2011

A false conviction that actions and eventshave a relation to yourself. See idea of reference.

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SCREEN MAGNIFIER

November 5, 2011

Software that interfaces with a computer's graphical output to present enlarged screen content. It is a type of assistive technology suitable for visually impaired people with some functional vision.

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CAUSAL ANALYSIS

November 5, 2011

The attempt to draw causal inferences from data not from random experiments. This looks at the justification of the causal inference.

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WILL DISTURBANCE

November 5, 2011

an insufficiency or absence of motivation identified by Eugen Bleuler, a Swiss psychiatrist, as a fundamental indicator of schizophrenia. The individual might seem apathetic and devoid in goals and am

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SOCIAL TECHNOLOGY

November 5, 2011

using the principles of social science for developing practical strategies for confronting and resolving conflicts of society.

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SENSORY AMUSIA

November 5, 2011

an inability to hear musical tones.

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BENEVOLENT ECLECTICISM

November 5, 2011

n. a conceptual approach of drawing insight from different theories, methods, models, and perspectives. This approach applies to the study of personality, especially in understanding individual differ

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PSYCHOSOCIAL DEVELOPMENT 1

November 5, 2011

Erik Erikson was the first to formulate the theory that personality development is a process influenced by many factors throughout the subject's lifetime. He formulated 8 Stages. 2. Normal social b

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SUBDELIRIOUS STATE

November 5, 2011

This state which includes the symptoms of irritability, headache, emotional instability etc. just like the precursor of delirium.

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WATER-JUG PROBLEMS

November 5, 2011

a group of problems wherein involved parties are requested to explain how they would measure out a particular quantity of water utilizing a large amount of jugs of an ascertained depth. They may be re

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