FEATURE MODEL

a model of a person's general knowledge or of their semantic memory suggesting that information can be described as sets of features. An example...

FEEDBACK DEVICE

a device that presents a visual, auditory or tactile signal to communicate to the operator of an environmental control device the status of actions...

FELDENKRAIS METHOD

the process of body movements that are designed to enhance psychological functioning. The method is used by certified practitioners and may be interpreted in...

FEMINIST THERAPY

an eclectic approach to psychotherapy that is based in feminist political analyses and feminist scholarship on the psychology of women and gender.

FETAL HYPOXIA

caused by the significant reduction in oxygen to the human foetus, which is believed to be a risk factor for severe mental illness,...

FIBROMYALGIA SYNDROME

the name for a syndrome of uncertain origin that is characterised by widespread musculoskeletal pain and chronic fatigue. Pain may be triggered by pressure...

FIELD THEORY

1. Physics. Theory that forces exist between 2 bodies not in contact that fills the space. 2. Psychology. A systematic approach to describing behaviour...

FILE-DRAWER PROBLEM

a term that describes the fact that a large number of all studies conducted are not available to review because they remain unpublished in...

FINAL FREE RECALL

a test of memory given at the end of a memory assessment session. The person is asked to recall all of the materials that...

FIRST-ORDER NEURON

the name that is given to the first neuron in a chain or a tract of neurons from a sensory receptor to the spinal...

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