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Psychology Word of the Day RESIDUAL ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDER, n:A condition listed in DSM-III; child having been diagnosed with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed at a...

FEELING

1. The self contained experience of phenomena. The feelings are subjective and are independent of the sensory modality. 2. Any sensation that we have...

FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

This involves the application of psychological principles and techniques to situations involving the law or legal systems that are criminal and civil. It includes...

FRUSTRATIVE NONREWARD HYPOTHESIS

a proposition that consistently withholding reinforcement of responses during operant or instrumental conditioning leads to an internal state of frustration manifested in a variety...

GASOLINE INTOXICATION

The euphoric reaction induced by inhalation of gasoline vapor. It results in headaches, weakness, depression of the central nervous system, confusion, nausea and respiratory...

GLUCURONIDATION

Name of the metabolic process where drugs and other substances are combined with glucuronic acid to form more water soluble compounds that are more...

GUILFORD-ZIMMERMAN TEMPERAMENT SURVEY (GZTS)

Measures 10 traits of personality: ascendance, sociability, friendliness, thoughtfulness, personal relations, masculinity, objectivity, general activity, restraint and emotional stability. 300 descriptive statements respond by...

INTERVENTION RESEARCH

Activities designed to measure how much better a situation is after modification that is systematic and to measure or has been imposed and the...

INVERTED-U HYPOTHESIS

Performance and motivation and the proposed correlation between them, the performance is poorest when motivation or arousal at very high or low states. It...

L DATA

Based on the life record or life history of an individuals and the information about their personality, see o data, q data, t data

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