EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY

is testable evidence which is typically given under oath in a court of law by an individual who will offer their recollection of a...

FEAR RESPONSE

is a general term used to describe the range of movements which organisms will undertake when responding to a threat. Threatened organisms typically attempt...

FLIGHT FROM REALITY

a defensive reaction where a person will withdraw into inactivity, fantasy or detachment and is an unconscious defence to anxiety. See escape from reality....

FREQUENCY JUDGMENT

the term used for the person's judgement of how many times a stimulus is presented during a test. See word frequency study.

FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURE (FIM)

a measure used in the rehabilitation of routine motor, cognitive and self-care skills to provide a person a measure of functional status. Deals with...

GENERALIZATION

1. Deriving a concept or theory from a number of specific cases, applying it widely. 2. Judgement derived and applied this way. 3. Conditioning...

GROUP HARMONY

This describes the extent to which group interactions among members are friendly, congruous and free from any conflicts.

INTEROCEPTIVE STIMULUS

the term that is applied to the stimulus arising from inside an organism. Examples of this stimulus includes headache, stomach ache and hunger pangs....

INTRAPSYCHIC CONFLICT

Opposing forces and the clash of them within the psyche, it is a psychoanalytic theory such as wishes, agencies or conflicting drives. It is...

ITEM VALIDITY

In a test or experiment the extent to which an individual item measures what it purports to measure.

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