LABELING THEORY

Describing an individual as deviant and then treating them as such may result in mental disorder or delinquency also called societal reaction theory and...

EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY

is testable evidence which is typically given under oath in a court of law by an individual who will offer their recollection of a...

FIELD NOTES

These are the notes that are taken when out in the field and observing an experiment or a phenomenon. They are not notes that...

FOVEA CENTRALIS

the name of the small depression found in the retina where the lens will focus an image the clearest. Retinal cone cells are more...

FUNCTIONAL BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

1. Assessment to identify circumstances and consequences associated with a certain behaviour. Defined in measurable terms. Used to design treatments and interventions. 2. Any...

GENDER DIFFERENCES

the term applied to the typical differences between men and women that is often specific to a particular culture where domains as careers, communication,...

GOAL ORIENTATION

1. Tendency for a person to physically and mentally position themselves toward their goal. 2. Characteristic of a person tending to direct their behaviour...

INTERNAL BOUNDARY

Psychoanalytic theory. The name of the boundary between ego and id. Also called inner boundary. Compare external boundary.

INTERVIEWER EFFECTS

An interviewers attributes and the influence and behaviours on the answers of a respondant. The appearance, demeanor, training, age, sex of the interviewer, and...

ISOLATION

1.The state of being isolated from others. 2.Social isolation in psychoanalytic theory is a defense mechanism that relies on keeping unwelcome thoughts and feelings...

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