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...

GESELL, ARNOLD LUCIUS (1880- 1961)

Gesell, the leading authority on child development, was bom in Wisconsin and graduated from the State University. After receiving his Ph.D. degree from Clark...

GENE-GENE INTERACTION

the name that is given to the interaction between two or more genes that may be responsible for the development of a disease, condition...

GROUP JUSTIFICATION

These are reasons, accounts and explanations that are offered by a group to defend its actions and interests and to enhance the group's self-esteem....

GUILT CULTURE

term applied to the trend or organising principle in a society that is characterised by the use of guilt in order to promote socially...

GARCIA EFFECT

the name of a conditioned taste aversion that is achieved rapidly by a single pairing of illness such as nausea with the consumption of...

GENEROSITY

the term that is applied to the quality of a person who freely gives their support or resources to others in need. See kindness.

GRAPHIC METHOD

the name that describes the use of visual displays in the recording, presentation and interpretation of data.

GROUP SUPEREGO

Psychoanalytic theory. the portion of the superego that a person has acquired from peer groups as opposed to the part derived from parental identifications.

GRIEFWORK

The is the slow process that bereaved people gradually reduce their emotional connection to the person who has died and thereby regain involvement in...

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