EGO

A psychoanalytic term denoting the part of the personality which carries on relationships with the external world.The ego is conceived as a group of...

EXPRESSIVE BEHAVIOR

This term is used for “those aspects of movement which are distinctive enough to differentiate one individual from another” (Allport and Vernon, 1933). They...

EMOTIONAL SUPPORT

The reassurance, encouragement and understanding we give or receive to a person.

EMPIRICALLY DERIVED TEST

A test developed using the content, criteria and validating procedures.

EMOTION (General)

Emotions are intense “stirred up” feelings, usually directed toward a specific person or event, and involving widespread visceral and skeletal changes.The feelings involved in...

EXTRACEPTION

was first defined by U.S. psychologist Henry Alexander Murray (1893 - 1988) as an attitude of skepticism towards a specific concept or ideal. Such...

EXPERIENCE

1. The conscious event. 2. Present content of consciousness. 3. An event resulting in earning.

ETHICAL DILEMMA

The situation where 2 moral principles are in conflict. This is used to assess moral beliefs or moral reasoning skills. See heinz dilemma- kohlberg's...

EROTIC LOVE

Love featuring strong sexual arousal. See limerence- passionate love.

EMOTION (Theories)

There appear to be three general aspects of emotional response. First, the perceptual or cortical aspect: the recognition of a situation as threatening, fearful,...

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