PSEUDOPSYCHOLOGY

A fraudulent or unscientific approach to psychology, for example Phrenology or palmistry

ATYPICAL

differing from the norm in some manner - being unusual, unrepresentative, or uncharacteristic in some way.

PSYCHIATRIC DIAGNOSIS

The diagnosis of a single or combination of mental disorders.

DISPERSION

The degree that a group of scores deviate from the mean. Also called spread.

ECOBEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

Assessment used in applied behaviour analysis to measure moment-to-moment effects on specific behaviours.

INTROSPECTION

Attempting to access one's own internal psychological processes directly, perceptions, judgements or states. Introspective ailj

AWFULIZING

n. refers to an irrational and dramatic thought pattern, characterized by the tendency to overestimate the potential seriousness or negative consequences of events, situations,...

ACRONYM

An abbreviated form of a title that includes several words, but is regarded as a one word grammatically in terms of its abbreviate. Each...

TRUE SCORE

with regard to classical test theory, the portion of a gauge or score which depicts the actual quantity of the trait held by the...

CORRELATION

noun. The magnitude of a union between two traits.

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