BEHAVIOR

n. an action, activity, or process which can be observed and measured. Often, these actions, activities, and processes are initiated in response to stimuli...

GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

the study of the basic principles, problems and methods that underlie the science of psychology. Includes human development, emotions, motivation, learning, senses, perception, thinking,...

CATEGORIZATION

n. the process of grouping or classifying people, objects, events, and experiences. Usually, these are grouped according to classes based on (1) common characteristics...

SOCIOTROPY

a person's tendency to place an inordinate value on relationships over personal independence that will leave them vulnerable to depression in the response to...

Collectivist and Individualist Cultures

Collectivist cultures tend to use an authoritarian parenting style to instill cultural values or beliefs in the children. On the other hand, individualist cultures...

Emotional Causes of Sinus Infections

The ability for the body to heal itself is still vastly misunderstood. There is a strong awareness of the issue, because of placebo effect....

TANGENTIAL SPEECH

To go straight away from the main subject. The person with this problem is unable to do proper verbal communication due to his inability...

PSYCHOPATHOLOGY

The scientific study of mental disorder(s). The field covers the theory, research, diagnosis and treatment of psychological diseases. It is a wide field of...

BIZARRE BEHAVIOR

adj. a general term for behavior that is out of the ordinary or far from normal. Markedly unusual and unexpected in a person, it...

SOCIAL PRESSURE

the influence that is exerted on a person or group by another person or group. It includes rational argument, persuasion, conformity and demands. See...

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