DOMAIN-GENERAL ABILITY

The cognitive ability that will influence performance over a wide range of tasks.

DOMINANT IDEOLOGY THESIS

Marxist theory that the ruling class consolidates its position by forcing its ideology on lower classes. See hegemony.

DOPAMINE RECEPTOR

The receptor molecule sensitive to dopamine and related compounds. The receptors are found in the basal ganglia, blood vessels in the kidneys and mesentery.

DORSOLATERAL PREFRONTAL CORTEX (DLPFC)

Region of the brain located near the front and to both sides of the prefrontal cortex in mamals.

DOUBLE VISION

Seeing one object as an image in each eye and is usually caused by strabimus. See diplopia- double image.

DOWSING

A technique used to find water. See rhabdomancy.

DREAM IMAGERY

An endogenous dream experience that can sometimes be daytime experiences or dilemmas.

DRIVE DISPLACEMENT

Activating another drive when the first one is thwarted such has having a chocolate instead of a cigarette. Also called consumatory response theory of...

DRUG METABOLISM

The process that transforms a drug in our body.

DUAL REPRESENTATION

Being able to comprehend an object as itself and representing another thing. Also called dual encoding- dual orientation.

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