AUDITORY CLOSURE

the ability to fill in parts of words that were omitted in an auditory presentation - this usually occurs in an automatic manner and...

AUDITORY MEMORY

the type of memory that retains information obtained by hearing and the ears. Auditory memory may represent either short-term memory or long-term memory, and...

AUDITORY VERBAL LEARNING TEST

a memory test that involves learning verbal material, usually single words presented in a list, that is continually presented over repeated trials. Recall or...

AUTHORITARIAN

1. describing or relating to a political system or climate that involves the restriction of individual freedoms and the subjugation of individuals to a...

AUTOAGONISTOPHILIA

n. a person who only shows sexual arousal when being observed or filmed while engaging in sexual activity.

AUTOGENIC TRAINING

a series of relaxation techniques in which a quasi-hypnotic state is self-induced and deep relaxation is achieved through mental imagery, breath control, and exercises...

AUTOMATIC ACTION

an action that is performed without requiring any kind of attention or conscious awareness

AUTOMATOGRAPH

n. a historical device that is typically used to measure movement. It consists of a plate that lies on metal balls that allow it...

AUTONOMIC HYPERACTIVITY

arousal of the autonomic nervous system (ANS), which results in physiological symptoms like anxiety and fear (e.g., sweating, palpitations, dry mouth, lightheadedness, upset stomach)....

AUTOPHONIC RESPONSE

refers to the echolike reproduction and vibration of one's own voice in the ear, commonly referred to as hearing one own voice. This issue...

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