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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...

FIELD DEPENDENCE

cognitive style where the person relies on external cues rather than internal cues. These people are susceptible to deceptive cues when identifying known elements...

FOOD FADDISM

the dietary practice based on exaggerated and often incorrect beliefs about the effects of food or nutrition on health, particularly for the prevention or...

FRUSTRATION-AGGRESSION HYPOTHESIS

States that frustration produces aggression and aggression results from prior frustrations. Later noted by Neal Miller that frustration leads to different actions but aggression...

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

the study of the basic principles, problems and methods that underlie the science of psychology. Includes human development, emotions, motivation, learning, senses, perception, thinking,...

GUIDANCE

a term used to describe the direction, advice and counselling provided in cooperation with the client that will often use personal data and interviews...

INTROSPECTION

Attempting to access one's own internal psychological processes directly, perceptions, judgements or states. Introspective ailj

LABELING

Patient may be incomplete or misleading, because not all cases conform to the sharply defined characteristics of the standard diagnostic categories, in psychological assessment

FIELD EXPERIMENT

an experiment that is not conducted inside a laboratory but is done outside in the real world setting. Participants are exposed to different levels...

FORGETTING

the term that is given to a person's inability to remember or recall a thing that should have been remembered. See decay theory; interference...

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