FOREGROUND-BACKGROUND

used in our perception and is the distinction between the object of attention, which is the foreground and details in the background, which are...

FORGETTING

the term that is given to a person's inability to remember or recall a thing that should have been remembered. See decay theory; interference...

FORMALISM

the name that has been given to the study of the outward form of works of art and literature that is opposed to their...

FORWARD SELECTION

the variable selection or model building technique that is used in multiple regressions where variables are added to the model in the order of...

FRACTIONAL ANTEDATING GOAL RESPONSE

the name given to a reaction that develops progressively earlier in conditioning a series of responses and may become a conditioned stimulus for subsequent...

FREE AND APPROPRIATE PUBLIC EDUCATION

the name given to the US educational provision where each student will receive appropriate education for any level of disability they may have at...

FREEDOM TO WITHDRAW

the term that is given to the right that a participant in research has to be able to drop out of the project at...

FREQUENCY CURVE

the term applied to the smoothed curve that is derived from empirical data that represents the density function of the population from which...

FRIEDREICH'S ATAXIA

a hereditary and progressive syndrome of muscular incoordination resulting from degenerating nerve tissue in the spinal cord and the nerves that control arm and...

FRONTAL LOBOTOMY

a surgical procedure where the nerve fibres that connect the frontal lobe to the rest of the brain are cut and part of the...

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