ETHOLOGY

Comparative study of the behaviour of animals in natural habitats and captivity.

EMERGENCY CALL SYSTEM

A portable device used by a person to summon help.

EXPERIMENTAL GROUP

The group or participants exposed to the variable.

ENHANCEMENT

Using genetic technology to make superior offspring.

ERECTILE DYSFUNCTION

A loss of ability to have an erection. See primary erectile dysfunction- secondary erectile dysfunction.

ELECTRICAL ACTIVITY OF THE BRAIN

The evoked and spontaneous changes in brain potentials see brain waves.

EGO RESILIENCY

A personality with the ability to vary and adapt and express emotional impulses depending on social demands.

EXPERIMENTAL REALISM

The extent that an experimental situation is realistic. See mundane realism.

EGO-SPLITTING

1. Psychoanalytical theory. The ego develops opposed but coexisting attitudes to a phenomenom. 2. Object realations theory. The fragmentation of the ego into good...

EFFORT JUSTIFICATION

The phenomenom where people evaluate a task more favourably when it involves something difficult or unpleasant. See cognitive dissonance theory- dissonace reduction.

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