DEMAND CHARACTERISTICS

Anything that can influence or bias a person's behaviour. See experimenter effect- sensory leakage.

DEPRESSION AFTER DELIVERY

The less common name for postpartum depression.

DEAGGRESSIVIZATION

noun. With regard to psychoanalytic theory, the neutralizing of urges of aggression so that its energy can be veered in the direction of many...

DISCOVERY

Legal disputes where the defense asks the prosecution to make all relevant informatiion available to them.

DIETARY NEOPHOBIA

The avoidance of new foods often seen in children.

DEVELOPMENTAL SCALE

Is used to assess the degree of progress by typical milestones.

DIFFUSION MODEL

Model of accuracy and reaction timewhere information is gained continuosly rather than in steps.

DECEPTION CLUE

A feature of behaviour that shows an individual is not telling the truth.

DIFFERENTIAL ASSOCIATION

A theory looking at the behaviour of an individual and how it is influenced by those around them.

DYSBULIA

1. A difficulty in thinking and maintaining attention. 2. Lack of will power or volition.

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