ADRENAL-CORTICAL HYPERFUNCTION

the over-production of chemicals generated by the adrenal cortex, such as glucocorticoids where Cushing's syndrome could develop, and nerve injuries could present due to...

ACCOMMODATION REFLEX

an involuntary operation of the eyes in attempt to alter vision in accordance with distance, where the compression of pupils and alteration of the...

AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY (AAAP)

a pro enterprise formed in 1937 at the hands of consulting, technical, academic, and industrial psychologists who turned away from the APA in effort...

AERIAL PERSPECTIVE

a single optical sign of sense of depth composed of the general transparency of items within varying atmospheric circumstances. Closer items are typically sharper...

AFFRICATE

noun. 1. a sound or noise stemming from talk or conversation of plosive, and subsequently, a fricative. 2. a wide myelinated fiber belonging to...

ACTIVITY-PASSIVITY

in psychoanalytical principle, polarities classifying instinctive aims. Freud claimed that desires are constantly active however their aims may be active or passive. Freud's picture...

ARGUMENT QUALITY

the degree to which an argument elicits primarily positive evaluative responses toward the attitude and deemphasizes primarily negative ones. The greater the number of...

ATTENTION

n. a state of awareness in which the senses are focused exclusively and selectively on aspects of the environment. Therefore, the central nervous system...

ASITIA

characterized by repulsion at the thought of or sight of food. See also anorexia.

ANGER-IN

n. an expression reflecting the presence of suppressed anger - often leading to internalizing disorders like depression. See also self-accusation.

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