FACTOR METHOD

is a basic and simple term which is used to describe the method during which factors which are extracted from a specific experiment are...

FIRST-ORDER FACTOR

Used in factor analysis. Any factors that are derived from the correlation among the manifest variables, as opposed to second- order factors, which are...

FREQUENCY JUDGMENT

the term used for the person's judgement of how many times a stimulus is presented during a test. See word frequency study.

FUNCTIONAL INDEPENDENCE MEASURE (FIM)

a measure used in the rehabilitation of routine motor, cognitive and self-care skills to provide a person a measure of functional status. Deals with...

GLOBAL ASSESSMENT OF FUNCTIONING SCALE (GAF SCALE)

the name of scale that is used to plan treatment and outcomes on Axis V of DSM-IV-TR's system. Reflects levels of psychological, occupational and...

INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH

an approach where people or information using more than one discipline will collaborate and obtain more detailed information about a topic or situation. More...

INTRINSIC BEHAVIOR

1. rewarding behaviour that is inherent. 2. A specific organ and a type of behaviour that is expressed through it (e.g. smiling, knee jerk...

KIRTON ADAPTION-INNOVATION INVENTORY (KAI)

It is designed to measure creativity, cognitive style and the degree to which individuals are adaptive, innovative or a range of both in their...

FALSE ALARM

is one of the signal detection tasks, where an incorrect observation by a participant in an experiment may be present in a noise trial...

FIT 1

1. The degree to predicted values match the empirically observed values. 2. An epileptic seizure. 3. getting fit by exercise. 4. An emotional outburst....

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