MIRROR TECHNIQUE

otherwise known as mirroring, in psychological experiments, one participant is asked to complete an exercise whilst a confederate (fake participant) is asked to copy...

ACCOUNTABILITY

noun. 1. the degree to which someone is responsible for actions, verdicts, decisions, and more. 2. in regards to the medical field, how much...

AUTISTIC THINKING

narcissistic, egocentric thought processes that have little or no relation to reality, and focus largely on self-absorption. May also refer to cognitive rigidities in...

SELF-OBJECTIFICATION

how we achieve objective knowledge about our self and our understanding of our self.

CONDITIONAL POSITIVE REGARD

a position of acknowledgement and respect demonstrated by other people on a trial basis wherein their respect relies upon the approval of the person's...

VULNERABILITY

susceptibility to cultivating a disorder, condition, or illness whenever exposed to particular substances or conditions.

FRUSTRATION

1. thwarting of impulses and actions. 2. Emotional state when thwarting happens. 3. Psychoanalytic theory. Damming up of psychic energy which seeks an outlet...

SHAPING

Producing new forms of behaviour by reinforcement and conditioning. also called approximation conditioning; behaviour shaping.

VERIFICATION

noun. the procedure of mandating the truth or correctness of something, specifically the utilization of unbiased, empirical information to challenge or reinforce the validity...

SOCIAL CONVENTIONS

These are the established rules, procedures and methods that are accepted as a guide for social conduct see social norms. Etiquette and social decorum...

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