FREE-FLOATING FEAR

the term for a generalized sense of fear that is not directed toward a particular object or situation.

FREQUENCY POLYGON

the name given to the graph that depicts a statistical distribution that is made up of lines connecting the peaks of adjacent intervals.

FRINGE CONSCIOUSNESS

These are the aspects of our consciousness and experience that lack the focal and perceptual qualities. They vary a lot and can include feelings...

FRUSTRATION

1. thwarting of impulses and actions. 2. Emotional state when thwarting happens. 3. Psychoanalytic theory. Damming up of psychic energy which seeks an outlet...

FUNCTION WORD

a word with little or no meaning when by itself but plays an important role in our language. Examples are the prepositions and conjunctions...

FUNCTIONAL CONFORMANCE

Environmental design. Provision of the objects and equipment needed to adapt an environment to a given set of functional uses for example, by furnishing...

FUNCTIONAL MEASUREMENT

a procedure to measure the functional experience of stimuli as it changes across different contexts.2 or more stimuli are observed and rated and integrated...

FUNDAMENTAL SKILL

1. The ability needed to perform a task or understand an idea. 2. The basic ability necessary to function competently in society. Skills are...

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