MULTIPLE CAUSATION

is the philosophical position which explains that a single cause is unlikely to be the result of a single cause, instead multiple causes are...

METHOD OF LIMITS

is an experimental technique which is used to determine the threshold of sensory feeling by either gradually increasing or decreasing the magnitude of the...

MORALITY OF CONSTRAINT

was first proposed by Jean Piaget which implies that children, up to the age of 10, will unquestionably follow the rules laid down by...

MOWAT SENSOR

is a lightweight, hand-held device which has similar properties to a flashlight. The sensor itself detects objects by measuring the distance of a vibration...

MORAL DEVELOPMENT

is the gradual and progressive development of an individuals understanding grasping of the wrong and right principles, conscious, ethical and religious values, social attitudes...

MINORITY INFLUENCE

is the theory that societal pressure can be exerted by a small group but positively affect the majority group despite their outweighing number of...

MAGAZINE TRAINING

is the training required for the animal in an experiment to become familiar with the mechanism which delivers the reinforcer in operant conditioning.

MINIMIZATION

is the process of cognitive distortion which usually manifests itself as underestimating the importance and relevance of events to oneself or others.

METRAZOL THERAPY

A form of shock therapy introduced by the Hungarian psychiatrist, Ladislaus von Me- duna, in 1935. He had observed that in schizophrenic patients who...

MEMBERSHIP GROUP

is a process which usually either informally or formally accepts members into its ranks granting them membership. Groups such as this include- societies, clubs,...

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