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Nugent, Pam M.S.

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Pam holds a masters in Child Psychology and is an avid supporter of Psychology academics.

LAWS OF THOUGHT

The principles that define logical thought deemed to be essential to the rational thought process.

LAWS OF LEARNING

The theory that explains what conditions must be present for learning to occur and how to enhance learning.

LAW-AND-ORDER ORIENTATION

Moral development theory in which people make moral decisions based on following the laws of society. Also known as Socia Order Maintaining morality

LAW OF SYMMETRY

The principle stating that regions surrounded by symmetrical borders are perceived as a intelligible figure. also called as principle of symmetry, see law of...

LAW OF PRECISION

The theory that all visual preceptions tend to follow a regular organized forms with precise contours.

LAW OF FREQUENCY

The theory that learning increases with the repetition of a process. Also known as the law of repetition.

LAW OF FILIAL REGRESSION

The principle that inherited traits such as tallness may revert to the mean of the population meaning offspring would be tall but closer to...

LAW OF EFFECT

The theory that the consequences of a behavior modify the future probability that the behavior will occur again in the future because of the...

LAW OF CONTRAST

The principle based on the assumption that individuals base their behavior on comparison of opposites not with sameness.

LAW OF ASSIMILATION

The theory that an organism will respond to new stimuli based on reactions to familiar stimuli. Also known as generalization.

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