ECOLOGICAL SYSTEMS THEORY

An evolving body of theory and research about the processes and conditions governing the course of human development

ECTODERM

Outermost of the primary germ layers of a developing embryo.

EDUCATIONAL DIAGNOSIS

Process of examining a learning problem involving perceptual, cognitive, emotional and other factors.

EFFECT SIZE

The size of an effect in a study. See combing effect sizes- statistical significance.

EFFLUVIUM

The apparent flow of physical particles too subtle to be seen by sensory mechanisms. See reichenbachi phenomenom.

EGO DEPLETION

A reduction in the self's capacity for volition and is often temporary.

EGO SUFFERING

Psychoanalytical theory. Where feelings of guilt in the ego are produced by aggressive forces in the superego.

EGOPATHY

The hostile attitudes and actions comong from an exaggerated sense of self importance. See egomania.

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