Psychology Word of the Day

ENVIRONMENTAL PRESS-COMPETENCE MODEL

November 5, 2011

Model of stress and adaptation where adaptaive functons depends on the interaction between external demands and an individual's competence to meet demands.

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ASSOCIATIONISM

November 5, 2011

n. the theory that complex mental processes, such as thinking, learning, and memory, can be mainly explained by the associative links that connect ideas, according to specific laws and principles (se

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TACTILE FORM RECOGNITION

November 5, 2011

the ability to recognise an object just by touching it. People are blindfolded and an object is placed in their hands. They perceive the object by sliding and rolling the object in their hand.

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BIVARIATE FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION

November 5, 2011

The display in a graph or table of 2 random variables.

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CATEGORY TEST

November 5, 2011

n. a test which presents each participant with a series of six sub-tests, each set being assigned a number and consisting of a different kind of stimuli. Feedback is returned on the correctness of a p

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CRYO-

November 5, 2011

combining form: frigid or cold.

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PATHOMORPHISM

November 5, 2011

noun. any irregular or extreme body build.

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ACTION DISORGANIZATION SYNDROME (ADS)

November 5, 2011

an illness in which damage to the frontal lobes of the brain causes people to make numerous Mistakes on multi-part jobs, even on jobs that are well-known. Persons with ADS have problems in their poten

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ADVERTISING RESEARCH

November 5, 2011

the review of (i) the choosing of result oriented appeals for particular items or merchandise- the production of item pictures, such as brand names and box configurations- and (ii) the construction of

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ANALYSIS OF THE TRANSFERENCE

November 5, 2011

with regard to psychoanalysis, the comprehension of a person's formative unions and encounters with others retold through their viewpoint to a professional who is assessing them. Commonly referred to

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