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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...

FALSE-ALARM RATE

is the number or proportion of incorrect answers such as "Yes" or "No" given as final responses to tasks within an experiment. See also...

FOCAL ATTENTION

name given to the attention we focus on a certain stimuli while disregarding the rest. Information in our attention span is focal attention and...

FREQUENCY PRINCIPLE

the principle that states that the greater the stimulation intensity, the greater the frequency of nerve impulses elicited. An organisms response will be more...

GAMBLER'S FALLACY

failure to recognise a chance event and gives the belief that an outcome can be predicted that is based on chance outcomes in the...

GROUP

1. Collection of people. 2. Social psychology. 2 or more people influencing each other. Also called social group. 3. organised collection of animals. 4....

INTERVIEW SCHEDULE

An interviewer will ask questions from a script that they are contained in

KIRTON ADAPTION-INNOVATION INVENTORY (KAI)

It is designed to measure creativity, cognitive style and the degree to which individuals are adaptive, innovative or a range of both in their...

FAMILY COUNSELING

is one of the various types of counselling whereby parents, or even other family members, work with trained individual's such as social workers, psychologists...

FOCUS

the term that is used to describe the concentration and centring of our attention on a single stimulus.

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