MICROGENETIC DEVELOPMENT

was first proposed by Lev Vygotsky which postulates the existence of a series of changes which occur over a relatively small time period which...

MATURATION HYPOTHESIS

is the theory that some behaviours and genetics are hereditary whereas some arise after the full maturation of organs in the body, such as...

MORAL CONSISTENCY

is the ability to consistently predict the actions of another individual based on their moral attitudes.

MESSAGE-LEARNING APPROACH

first proposed by U.S. psychologist Carl I. Hovland (1912 - 1961) which implies that a change in attitude can be likened to a message...

MIRROR TRANSFERENCE

is used in the treatment of narcissistic personality disorders where a patients grandiose self is reactivated in line with an early phase of their...

MATHEMATICAL PSYCHOLOGY

is a branch of the main study of Psychology which aims to develop mathematical models to predict the outcomes of underlying processes.

MODERN RACISM

is a 'modern' version of the historic strand of prejudice which is based on the race of an individual. The main difference between racism...

MULTIPLE HURDLE MODEL OF SELECTION

is a battery of selection test typically employed when someone is applying for a position, they must pass each station before they are then...

MOOD STABILIZERS

are used to reduce the symptoms of mania or manic episodes during the general treatment of cyclic mood disorders including both bipolar disorders and...

MENTAL MEASUREMENT

is the use of scales in order to measure psychological processes.

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