EMPIRICAL KNOWLEDGE

1. Philosophy. Knowledge gained from experience. 2. Sciences. Knowledge gained from experiment and observation. See empiricism.

OVERDETERMINATION

with regard to psychoanalytic theory, the idea postulating that many unconscious facets might mix to generate one symptom, dream, dysfunction, or facet of behavior....

MORAL THERAPY

was a type of therapy seen in the 19th century which believed that a person considered insane could be helped by simply treating them...

NONSHARED ENVIRONMENT

with regard to behavior genetic analyses, those facets of a surrounding climate which peoples living together don't share and which hence cause them to...

EXPERIMENTAL GROUP

The group or participants exposed to the variable.

GROUP

1. Collection of people. 2. Social psychology. 2 or more people influencing each other. Also called social group. 3. organised collection of animals. 4....

STANDARD

A basis for evaluating the worth of something and how it should be. It is just like a general idea regarding; how things could...

DETACHMENT

1. Feeling of emotional freedom coming from a lack of involvement. 2. Objectivity to consider a problem on its merits. 3. Developmental psychology. Child's...

EMPOWERMENT

1. Promoting skills, knowledge and the confidence needed to take control of your life. 2. Delegation of increased power making decisions to people or...

MORTALITY SALIENCE

is the cognitive accessibility and process through which an individual considers the inevitability of their own death. This inevitability has been a reason for...

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