ISHIHARA TEST FOR COLOR BLINDNESS

It is a test that uses a series of plates (Ishihara plates) where numbers or letters are formed by dots of a given colour...

ISOMERS

molecules identical in chemical composition, though different in the spatial orientation of their atoms (they are stereoisomers).

INVOLVEMENT

Psychology and an attitude in it. See ego involvement

INTERPERSONAL SKILL

The aptitude enabling a person to be able to carry on effective relationships with others such as an ability to cooperate, communicate thought and...

INTERMITTENT EXPLOSIVE DISORDER

Impulse disorder with many episodes where a person will fail to resist any aggressive impulses and will commit acts of assault and destroy property....

IRRITABLE BOWEL SYNDROME (IBS)

a commonly-encountered disfunction of the intestines, where some people experience increased constipation, diarrhea, others have both or alternate between the two. It is thought...

IUPSYS

International union of psychological science.

INTERFERENCE THEORY

Hypothesis dealing with forgetting. It is due to competition from other memories learnt and is produced by prior knowledge or presentation of more information...

INTERMETAMORPHOSIS SYNDROME

This the name that is given to the misidentification syndrome characterised by delusions that some people have been transformed both physically and psychologically into...

ITEM VALIDITY

In a test or experiment the extent to which an individual item measures what it purports to measure.

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