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Psychology Word of the Day RESIDUAL ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDER, n:A condition listed in DSM-III; child having been diagnosed with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed at a...

FACTOR METHOD

is a basic and simple term which is used to describe the method during which factors which are extracted from a specific experiment are...

FLIGHT OF IDEAS

a disturbance in the thinking processes that is a rapid and continuous succession of ideas that are related. It can be demonstrated during speech...

FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION

the plot of the frequency of occurrence of scores of various sizes that have been arranged from lowest to highest score.

FUTURE-MINDEDNESS

the term used for the ability to engage in means to end future about the future. Being able to think ahead to what the...

GOAL SPECIFICITY

a term used to describe the degree that the target behavior of a goal is defined.

INTERVENTION RESEARCH

Activities designed to measure how much better a situation is after modification that is systematic and to measure or has been imposed and the...

JUDGMENT

In psychophysics the ability to determine the presence or relative magnitude of stimuli, or the capacity to recognize relationships, draw conclusions from evidence and...

FALSE POSITIVE

is considered the binary opposite to a false negative where in diagnostics for example, an individual may not actually have a condition but a...

FLUCTUATION OF ATTENTION

a term that is applied to the changing of sensory clarity even though the stimulation stays a constant.

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