GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY

the study of the basic principles, problems and methods that underlie the science of psychology. Includes human development, emotions, motivation, learning, senses, perception, thinking,...

GRID ORGANIZATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (GRID OD)

The comprehensive organisational development intervention. Aim is to increase a manager's concern for people and production to improve effectiveness of organisation. 6 phases done...

GROWTH

1. These are the series of physical changes that occur from conception through maturity. 2. The term for the development of any entity toward...

GUIDANCE PROGRAM

the term for the resources of staff at schools used to aid students in resolving any scholastic and social problems. Grained counsellors, social workers...

GROUP PRESSURE

This term applies to any direct or indirect social pressure that is exerted by a group on its individual members to influence their choices...

GOAL-DIRECTED BEHAVIOR

Behavior oriented toward attaining a particular goal. Identified by observing that the animal or person ceases search behaviour and engages in detour behaviour when...

GESTURAL COMMUNICATION

the name given to the non-verbal transmission and reception of messages, ideas, feelings, signals by using body and hand movements.

GENERAL ABILITY

a term that is used to describe the measurable ability believed to underlie skill in handling all types of intellectual tasks. See general factor.

GENDER CODING

the term used in assigning particular traits or behaviours exclusively or predominantly to males or females.

GROWTH GROUP

the term that describes the group that focuses on the growth and development of each individual member. See encounter group; marathon group; T-group.

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