INTERNAL BOUNDARY

Psychoanalytic theory. The name of the boundary between ego and id. Also called inner boundary. Compare external boundary.

REVERSE TOLERANCE

Generally in psychoactive drugs (especially central nervous system stimulants), the tendency of increased sensitivity in the body wherein repeated doses of the substance will...

MEDIATED GENERALIZATION

is when a conditioned response is actioned by a stimuli which is entirely different from but still associated with the initial stimuli hence the...

GENERALIZATION

1. Deriving a concept or theory from a number of specific cases, applying it widely. 2. Judgement derived and applied this way. 3. Conditioning...

NORMAL DISTRIBUTION

an abstract continuous probability distribution which is na act of two parameters: the expected value, p, and the variance, o. It is rendered by...

OBJECTIVE SCORING

scoring an examination by way of a formula or key, so that varied scorers will come to the exact same score. It is contrasted...

PSYCHOTHERAPY

Psychotherapy is a service provided by a trained psychotherapist in an effort to recognize and treat mental, emotional and behavioral disorders in their clients...

PERSONAL DOCUMENTS

writings, documentations, and alike material generated by an individual who, whenever assessed in personal-document analysis, might render knowledge upon that individual's character, morals, outlooks,...

EXTRANEOUS VARIABLE

is a variable which inadvertantly effects the course of an experiment, specifically the dependent variable, normally without the knowledge of the researchers, but nonetheless...

SEQUENTIAL EFFECT

Choice-reaction tasks. It is the influence of a preceding trial on the performance of the current trail.

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