FIRST-ORDER FACTOR

Used in factor analysis. Any factors that are derived from the correlation among the manifest variables, as opposed to second- order factors, which are...

FREQUENCY

the term that is used to describe the number of repetitions of a periodic signal or event.

FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY

a form of family therapy that focuses on both family interaction patterns and on the benefits family members may derive from problem behaviour. Uses...

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.

INTERPERSONAL CONFLICT

the term used to describe the disagreement between 2 people in respect to values and attitudes.

INTRINSIC REINFORCER

A response that produces a reinforcer that is naturally related to it. For example a natural sound is produced when you blow on a...

JUNGIAN TYPOLOGY

a theory of personality that puts individuals into separate categories according to attitudes and dominant functions of the psyche.

FALSE BELIEF

has a wide range of potential definitions mostly dependent on the application to real-life, for example, in an psychological application, false beliefs are internal...

FISHBOWL TECHNIQUE

a process used in groups where people form an inner and an outer circle. The outer circle observes the inner group as they interact...

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