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...

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...

FACIAL ELECTROMYOGRAPHY

is one of the many applications of electromyography, where the various levels of endogenous electrical activity of any muscle groups which make up the...

FASCIOLUS GYRUS

is otherwise known as the gyrus fasciolaris and is part of the hippocampal formation which appears as a delicate band of tissue which communicates...

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...

FLASHBACK

1. Reliving an event or part of an event that was traumatic. 2. The spontaneous recurrence of visual hallucinations in a person who was...

FATIGUE EFFECT

is one of the many effects attributed to fatigue, where the individual gradually becomes less and less efficient, even when completing minor tasks that...

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