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...

FIGHT-FLIGHT REACTION

the emotional response a person has to an emergency that is designed to allow us to stand and fight or to run away from...

FORMATIVE EVALUATION

the name of the process that is concerned with helping to improve or guide the development of a program through the use of qualitative...

FUNCTIONAL

1.Psychology. Denoting or referring to a disorder where normal behavior changes without an observable organic or structural cause. 2. Generally, based on or relating...

GENDER

Term for the condition of being male or female or neuter. Sex refers to the biological aspects of male and female. Gender implies the...

GOAL DIFFICULTY

the term that is used to describe the degree of ability, effort and time commitment needed to achieve a certain goal.

INTEREST TEST

an inventory where the person is asked to express their likes and dislikes for a range of different activities and attitudes. They are compared...

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...

INVENTORY

In form of a question, it describes a behaviour and the studying or it, interests and attitudes, it is a list of items.

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

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