FLOOR EFFECT

the inability of a test to measure or discriminate below a certain point, usually because its items are too difficult. Compare ceiling effect.

FRAMING

the process of defining the context or issues that surround a problem or event in a way that serves to influence how the context...

FACILITATED COMMUNICATION

was first developed by Australian educator Rosemary Crosslet (1945 -) in the 1970s as method of enabling the communication of those with potentially dehabilitating...

FOCAL ATTENTION

name given to the attention we focus on a certain stimuli while disregarding the rest. Information in our attention span is focal attention and...

FAMILY SYSTEMS THEORY

is otherwise known as the Bowen Family Systems Theory. Family systems theory is a broad conceptual model which is the theoretical basis behind various...

FUNCTIONAL FAMILY THERAPY

a form of family therapy that focuses on both family interaction patterns and on the benefits family members may derive from problem behaviour. Uses...

FACT RETRIEVAL

is a process through which the majority (if not all individuals) will under-take during their lifetime being the process of retreiving data or memories...

FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

This involves the application of psychological principles and techniques to situations involving the law or legal systems that are criminal and civil. It includes...

FUNCTIONAL AGE

term for a person's age that is determined as a measure of their functional capabilities that have been indexed to a standard. Combination of...

FACE RECOGNITION

is the process of identifying an individual using their facial features and expressions which individual's typically remember greater and for longer periods of time...

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