PSEUDOPSYCHOLOGY

A fraudulent or unscientific approach to psychology, for example Phrenology or palmistry

PSYCHOTHERAPY

Psychotherapy is a service provided by a trained psychotherapist in an effort to recognize and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders in their clients...

DEVELOPMENT

The progressive series of change in something.

INTERNAL BOUNDARY

Psychoanalytic theory. The name of the boundary between ego and id. Also called inner boundary. Compare external boundary.

PSEUDO- PSYCHOLOGICAL

Pseudo-psychological describes a practice or discipline that purports to be based In in real psychology but usually cannot stand up to rigorous review.

PSYCHOPHYSICAL FUNCTION

Also known as psychometric function, psychophysical function is the mathematical relationship comparing the strength of a stimulus and the strength of the experience to...

CONTROL

noun. 1. control, authority, or impact on incidences, behaviors, circumstances, or individuals. 2. the management of all external circumstances and factors in an experiment...

ACTING OUT

1. the unrestrained and improper attitudinal declaration of denied feelings that aids in reducing stress corresponding with these feelings or to present them in...

STATE-DEPENDENT MEMORY

This applies to a person who will better recall a memory when he is in the same state as when the memory was made....

OVERDETERMINATION

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, the idea postulating that many unconscious facets might mix to generate one symptom, dream, dysfunction, or facet of behavior....

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