Psychology Word of the Day

LABELED-LINE THEORY OF TASTE CODING

November 5, 2011

The taste is perceived exclusively as a product of activity in that labelled line activity in neurons outside the labelled line contributes only noise

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SUPPORTIVE-EXPRESSIVE PSYCHOTHERAPY

November 5, 2011

type of psychological treatment that has a goal to bring forward the basic psychological problem (pattern of the problematic behaviour) through engaged discussion between the therapist and patient.

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DESYMBOLIZATION

November 5, 2011

A way to deprive symbols of accepted meanings and replacing them a distorted idea.

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VIDEOTAPE METHODS

November 5, 2011

with regard to clinical psychology and psychiatry, the utilization of videotape documentation of therapy sessions for therapeutic, research, or teaching reasons. Recorded sessions are commonly observe

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MENTAL DISORDER

November 5, 2011

is an umbrella a term used to describe any psychological symptoms, abnormal behaviours, impaired functioning or any combination of the prior. There is a wide range of explanations available for these

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ADENINE

November 5, 2011

noun. a base element that is in existence inside the nucleotides and nucleic acids of living bodies- it is seen in particular in nuclei. Adenine is 1 of the 4 bases in deoxyribonucleic acid and messen

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ALPHA WAVE

November 5, 2011

with regard to electroencephalography, a kind of low-magnitude neurological wave (with a range of 8-12 Hz) frequently documented from the head right atop the occipital cortex. Alpha waves customarily

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DISCHARGE RATE

November 5, 2011

The ratio of patients sent home during a set period of time from a hospital.

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NAUTILUS EYE

November 5, 2011

consist of a spherical cavity which is coated in photosensitive cells which respond to light which enters through a small hole in the top.

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LAW OF PARTICIPATION

November 5, 2011

Considered typical in primitive societies, the principle used to characterize and accounty for thinking patterns that do not conform to contradiction principles.

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