DTPI MODEL

Diagnostic testing of talented young people.

DYSCONJUGATE GAZE

Condition where both eyes move differently to each other.

DENDRITIC ZONE

Any part of the surface that is receptive.

DIVERGENT THINKING

Thinking that formulates new solutions to problems. Compare convergent thinking.

DELAY CONDITIONING

Pavlovian conditioning. Where the conditioned stimuluses presented and after a time an unconditioned one is introduced.

DISCREPANCY PRINCIPLE

The assumption that babies are more attentive to unusual stimuli.

DREAM-WORK

Psychoanalytic theory. Transforming the latent content of a dream into a manifest content.

DISPLAY BEHAVIOR

A sterotyped action bringing about a response as part of animal communication. See display rules.

DESIGNER DRUGS

Synthetic drugs used by middle class people who can afford to buy them.

DEVALUATION

The defence mechanism that denies the importance of someone or something.

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