FACE-ISM

is considered a form of sexism in that in the advertising business, men are supposedly portrayed using their faces implying their intelligence, over women...

FACILITATION

is the change or difference in the strength of a stimulus which follows a potentially weaker stimulus at a neuron. These increases in strength...

FACTOR STRUCTURE MATRIX

is the hypothetical construction of a structure which is normally associated with factor analysis where the factor structure is a matrix which contains the...

FAIRBAIRNIAN THEORY

was first proposed by British psychoanalyst W. Ronald Fairbairn (1889 - 1964) which formed a smaller part of the larger object relations theory. He...

FALSE CONSENSUS

is the social phenomena where every member of a group is believed to hold the same opinion, irrespective of the truth of that fact,...

FALSIFICATIONISM

was first proposed by Austrian-born British philosopher Karl Popper (1902 - 1994) postulating that only through falisification can a concept be distinguished from non-scientific...

FAMILY OF ORIGIN

refers to the family, or parents an individual was either raised or born into, this may not be the same family as those who...

FARBER'S LIPOGRANULOMATOSIS

was first proposed by Sydney Farber (1903 - 1973), a U.S. paediatric pathologist who postulated the disorder based on lipid metabolism characterized by unusual...

FATHER-IDEAL

with respect to psychoanalytic theory, the father-ideal is part of the larger ego-ideal, which the larger model implies is formed through the identification with...

FEAR SURVEY SCHEDULE (FSS)

is a 72-item questionnaire which was designed to accurately measure the level of fear, phobic behaviour and generalized anxiety an individual held. There is...

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