FALSE MEMORY

is otherwise known as illusory memory. A false memory is considered a distortion of a memory which had previously been internalised into the psyche...

FACIAL NERVE

is considered the seventh (7th) cranial nerve, of which there are twelve paired nerves, which is responsible for innervating the facial musculature and a...

FORWARD DISPLACEMENT

Parapsychology experiments. Zener cards are used for a trial and the person's answer matches the next card they are thinking on. If it is...

FETAL ALCOHOL SYNDROME (FAS)

a condition associated with extreme maternal alcohol intake during pregnancy. It shows a low birth weight and retarded growth, craniofacial anomalies and neurobehavioral problems....

FLEXION REFLEX

the term that describes an abrupt withdrawal of an arm or a leg that is in response to a painful stimulation. Compare extension reflex.

FUNCTIONAL AMNESIA

a psychiatric disorder with amnesia for autobiographical events. Episodic memory is lost about yourself as is semantic memory when a person will forget who...

FEATURE INDICATOR

any aspect of an object that provides visual cues to feature defectors in the visual cortex. Examples of feature indicators include boundaries detectors, contrast...

FORENSIC ASSESSMENT

the evaluation of the mental state of a defendant, witness or offender for the purpose of informing the court.

FAIL-SAFE

are mechanisms which are typically intrinsically embedded into pieces of machinary which, when operated with result in the automatic shutdown of the appliance or...

FREQUENCY ANALYSIS

the term for the analysis of frequency changes in event related potentials.

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