INTEREST TEST

an inventory where the person is asked to express their likes and dislikes for a range of different activities and attitudes. They are compared...

IMITATION

Copying the behavior of another person, animal, or object.Imitation does not receive as much attention in current psychology as it once did, probably because...

INTERGROUP CONFLICT

The term for disagreement or confrontation between two or more groups and their members. This may involve physical violence, interpersonal discord and psychological tension....

INCEST

Sexual activity between persons of closer blood relationship than the culture allows.The degree of relationship varies considerably from society to society. In some societies...

INTERSUBJECTIVITY

1. A philosophical view to all public events are objective and are shared experiences that are subjective. 2. communication that is empathic: experiences that...

ISOMORPHISM

1. In cognition, the relationship between a perceived stimulus and the resulting verbal process as in pronunciation of a printed word. 2. A one-to-one...

INTERNAL VALIDITY

Degree to which a study or experiment is free from flaws in its internal structure and its results can therefore be taken to represent...

INDIVIDUAL TEST

A psychological test that is given to one subject at a time. The Wechsler Intelligence Scales, the Thematic Apperception Test, and the Stanford-Binet Test...

INTUITIVE KNOWLEDGE

Subjective judgement and knowledge that appears to be based on a gut feeling rather than learning specific. Knowledge is intuitive and based probably on...

ISOLATION OF AFFECT

a defence mechanism when a traumatic event is experienced without the emotion associated with it.

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