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...

Cultural Norms & Values in the African-American Population

Shiraev & Levy (2013) defines culture as, “A set of attitudes, behaviors, and symbols shared by a large group of people and usually communicated...

FUNCTIONALISM

a general psychological approach that views mental life and behavior in terms of active adaptation to environmental challenges and opportunities. Developed at Chicago university...

CAPACITY

n. the maximum extent to which an individual is able to receive and retain information such as in mental or intellectual capacity, or to...

How to Identify Side Effects of Vitamin B12 Injections

Vitamin B-12 is typically prescribed for people diagnosed with pernicious anemia who need monthly injections of the nutrient. The National Institutes of Health report...

PSYCHOLOGICAL FACTORS

The opposite of organic factors, functional factors contribute to the development of personality, maintain health and well-being and the structure and course of a...

REACTANCE THEORY

The theory describing a motivational state consisting of distress, anxiety and desire to restore freedoms taken away when an individual responds to a perceived...

PSEUDOCONDITIONING

In instances of Pavlovian conditioning, the elicitation of a response by a previously neutral stimulus. This occurs after a series of exposure to another...

OBJECTIVE

1. having authentic presence in reality, based upon viewable phenomena. 2. adjective. unbiased or not influenced by private emotions, perceptions, or biases. 3. noun....

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...

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