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EIDETIC IMAGERY (Photographic Memory)

Mental imagery, usually visual, which closely resembles actual perception.Some people are able to look at a drawing or page of

EROTIC

An adjective applied to any person, object, or experience that is consciously or unconsciously charged with sexual feeling.In psychoanalytic theory

ELATION

A mood of exaggerated well-being and joyous excitement accompanied by restless energy and a confident, optimistic attitude.The most typical psychiatric

EROTOGENIC ZONE (Erogenous Zone)

An area of the body that is particularly susceptible to erotic stimulation. Three of these zones are considered primary: the

EARLY INFANTILE AUTISM

A psychotic disorder of infancy characterized by stereotyped behavior and a total lack of response or relationship to other people.The

EBBINGHAUS, HERMANN (1850- 1909)

In his work on memory, Ebbinghaus suggested many principles and methods that have been incorporated in modern psychology. He invented

ECOLOGICAL STUDIES

Ecology is the scientific study of the mutual relations between organisms and their environment.Ecological research on animals and plants focuses

EFFECTORS

The organs of response and adjustment.Effectors are the mechanisms by which organisms react to their environment. Effector cells were the

EGO

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

EGO PSYCHOTHERAPY

A therapeutic approach developed by Paul Federn and his disciple Edoardo Weiss, based upon the theory that mental disturbance involves

EXTRANEOUS VARIABLE

is a variable which inadvertantly effects the course of an experiment, specifically the dependent variable, normally without the knowledge of

EXTRINSIC INTEREST

describes the participation or otherwise engagement in a task, by an individual, with which the driving force behind is the

EYE-MOVEMENT DESENSITIZATION THERAPY

was first developed by U.S. psychologist Francine Shapiro, in the 1980s, which aimed to reduce the emotional impact and trauma

EXTRAPAIR MATING

is typically observed in the animal kingdom, where normally socially monogamous species, such as birds, pair with another of their

EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION

is the binary opposite to intrinsic motivation. Extrinsic motivation explains the drive for an individual to participate within a specific

EYE-ROLL SIGN

is often used to indicate an individual's susceptibility to hypnosis. Patients roll their eyes upwards and the greater the sclera

EXTRAPSYCHIC

is an experience or object which occurs and develops outside the normally spectrum of the mind and body, typically seen

EXTRINSIC REINFORCER

is the binary opposite to an intrinsic reinforcer. An extrinsic reinforcer is directly related to the reward which stems from

EYE-VOICE SPAN

is similar to reading span, in that the eye-voice span, when reading aloud, is the physical distance (relative to a

EXTRAPSYCHIC CONFLICT

is conflict which is attributed between the environment an individual is placed in and their own minds. It is considered