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.

MEANS-ENDS ANALYSIS

is a method used in artificial intelligence which involves setting up smaller sub-goals which complement the end aim or goal and then constantly re-evaluate...

MUSTURBATION

first proposed by U.S. psychotherapist Albert Ellis (1913 - ), musturbation is the tendency for an individual to meet often perfectionist and difficult targets...

MESOSTRIATAL SYSTEM

are a network of neurons sensitive to dopamine which rise from the midbrain into the basal ganglia innervating them.

METHODOLOGY

is an umbrella term used to describe any system of methods, collection of principles and rules of a procedure which are used within a...

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.

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