APPROACH MOTIVATION

motivation stemming from the expectation or desiring of a reward, which is a condition for goal-directed behavior.

ASTHENIC TYPE

a body type characterized by a long- limbed, narrow-chested, weak looking physique. According to some typologies, such individuals tend to be shy, sensitive,...

ANAL PERSONALITY

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, a trend of character traits thought to result from the anal stage of psychosexual developing, wherein voiding the bowels...

ARUGAMAMA

n. a Japanese concept that emphasizes the naturalness of feelings and the acceptance of one's feelings as they are, non-judgmentally. See also morita therapy.

ABILITY

noun. Level of aptitude one is either born with or is trained to perform

AFFECTIVE LABILITY

sentimental imbalance- which quickly swings in regard to it's sentimental declaration. Common in bipolar disorder, senile dementia, and more. Commonly referred to as labile...

AMPULLA

noun. any sort of bursiform expansion of a conduit or pathway. Ampullae based at each end of the curved pathways of the inner ear...

AWARENESS

n. refers to a consciousness of internal or external events or experiences, that is thought by some to separate human and non-human animals. Evidence...

ABNORMAL BEHAVIOR

behavior that is unlike the majority of a healthy human population- behaviors which could pose a threat to one's livelihood or well-being. Frequently, abnormal...

APPROACH-APPROACH CONFLICT

an emotionally conflicted situation involving a choice between two equally desirable but incompatible goals, for example, a person may want to eat at home...

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