Hypothesis testing. The formal statement of a set of values of a test statistic that leads to a rejection of the null hypothesis.
Behaviour therapy. Where a learned response such as phobia is unlearned. See desensitisation.
The cognitive processing of a stimulus for its meaningful properties over its perceptual properties. See levels of processing model of memory- conceptually driven process,...
The sudden response from painful or unexpected stimuli. Also called defence response.
The distortion or malformation of a part of the body. See disfigurement.
The elevation of a person to the position of a God or the extreme adulation of a person with godlike status.
An effect that is not seen until some time after the event. See causal latency- remote cause.
A substance that will bring about a state or delirium.
The belief that a person has when they think they will soon be destitute.
Used to measure the cognitive status of an adult. Comprises of 36 tasks if varying difficulty. Evaluates performance on subscales, attention, initiation-preservation, construction, conceptualisation...