EYSENCK'S TYPOLOGY

is otherwise known as PEN typology; is a system which is used to classify human personality types, through the use of three different categories;...

FIELD EXPERIMENT

an experiment that is not conducted inside a laboratory but is done outside in the real world setting. Participants are exposed to different levels...

FREE ASSOCIATION

the basic process in psychoanalysis and other forms of psychodynamic psychotherapy where patients are encouraged to verbalise freely whatever thoughts come to mind, no...

FUNCTIONAL AGE

term for a person's age that is determined as a measure of their functional capabilities that have been indexed to a standard. Combination of...

GENDER DIFFERENCES

the term applied to the typical differences between men and women that is often specific to a particular culture where domains as careers, communication,...

GRAPHORRHEA

the term used to describe the writing of long lists of incoherent, meaningless words that will sometimes occurs in the context of a manic...

INTERNAL FRUSTRATION

Psychoanalytic theory. the term applied to the denial of gratification of instinctual impulses due to internal factors such as the superego, as opposed to...

INTIMACY

A state of extreme interpersonal emotional closeness such that each party's personal space can be entered without causing discomfort and by any of the...

ITEM VALIDITY

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

FACEWORK

has a multitude of potential definintions depending on the application. For example, in social interactions, facework refers to strategic social movements where the individual...

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