FEATURE DETECTION THEORY

a theory that states that all complex stimuli are able to be broken down into individual parts or features each of which is then...

FEDERATION OF BEHAVIORAL, PSYCHOLOGICAL, AND COGNITIVE SCIENCES

the association of scientific societies with interests in basic research on problems of behaviour, psychology, language, education, and knowledge systems and their psychological, behavioral,...

FEELING THEORY OF THREE DIMENSIONS

The theory defines different emotions characterised by different combinations. Also called tridimensional theory of feeling; Wundt's tridimensional theory of emotion.

FEMINISM

1. A group of perspectives dealing with women, their biological nature and social phenomena of the gender. 2. The appearance of female characteristics in...

FETAL ACTIVITY

the term applied to the activity level of the foetus during intrauterine development that includes kicking or other movements,

FETUS AT RISK (FAR)

A baby with significant risk factors for a disability or illness from parental and familial influences. A baby from diabetic parents will have a...

FIELD PROPERTIES

the term that is given to the environmental factors that are surrounding and will influence any living organism.

FIGURE-GROUND DISTORTION

a term that is used to describe the interference that is caused by an object's setting where the viwer cannot see the figure properly.

FILTER THEORY

1. The theory of attention proposing that unattended channels of information are filtered prior to identification. 2. An explanation in mate selection where many...

FIRST-EPISODE SCHIZOPHRENIA

the first time a person suffers an episode of schizophrenia when they meet the certain criteria needed for it to be called that. Specific...

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