FIELD DEPENDENCE

cognitive style where the person relies on external cues rather than internal cues. These people are susceptible to deceptive cues when identifying known elements...

FREQUENCY PRINCIPLE

the principle that states that the greater the stimulation intensity, the greater the frequency of nerve impulses elicited. An organisms response will be more...

GENDER

Term for the condition of being male or female or neuter. Sex refers to the biological aspects of male and female. Gender implies the...

INTERPERSONAL

the term that deals with the actions, events and feelings that exists between 2 or more people.

ITEM VALIDITY

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

FIELD EXPERIMENT

an experiment that is not conducted inside a laboratory but is done outside in the real world setting. Participants are exposed to different levels...

FREUD, SIGMUND

He pioneered psychoanalysis after studying neurology and turning to mental disorders like hysteria. He developed a method of free association leading to recognition of...

GENDER DIFFERENCES

the term applied to the typical differences between men and women that is often specific to a particular culture where domains as careers, communication,...

INTERPERSONAL PROCESS RECALL (IPR)

Method used to understand the process of psychotherapy and to train therapists and counsellors. Uses taping counselling and psychotherapy sessions that are later analysed...

JOHN HENRY EFFECT

an effect in which competitiveness between a control group and an experiment group to rivalry efforts that disturb the experiment.

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