FACEWORK

has a multitude of potential definintions depending on the application. For example, in social interactions, facework refers to strategic social movements where the individual...

FIRST IMPRESSION

the term applied to the initial impression we have of another person when we meet them for the first time. It contains positive and...

FREE WILL

Name used to describe the capacity that a person has for making their own decisions and directions in life. We need it for moral...

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...

GENERALIZATION

1. Deriving a concept or theory from a number of specific cases, applying it widely. 2. Judgement derived and applied this way. 3. Conditioning...

GROUP TEST

the term that is applied to the test administered to several individuals simultaneously. Compare individual test.

INTERPRETATION

Psychotherapy. Explanation by therapist ion terms meaningful to the person and their issues, behaviours or feelings. Made along the lines of conceptual framework or...

INVARIANT FEATURE

An object that does not change or its characteristic when the object is viewed under different circumstances. Features that are invariant and are unaffected...

LA BELLE INDIFFERENCE

Seen in some people with conversion disorder it is the inappropriate lack of concern about the seriousness or implications of one's physical symptoms

FACIAL FEEDBACK HYPOTHESIS

was first proposed by U.S. psychologists Sylvan S. Tomkins (1911 - 1991) and Carroll F. Izard (1923 - ) as a hypothesis where afferent...

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