NAIVE HEDONISM

is the second stage, in the preconvention level of Kohlberg's Theory of Moral Development where children begin to make their own moral decisions which...

NEGATIVE STEREOTYPE

is a stereotype (widely held belief) about an individual or group which displays them in a poor light and is normally entirely unrepresentative of...

NEOLOGISM

is a word which has been entirely made up by an individuals which are normally nonsensical and unrecognizable. Typically associated with aphasia and SZ.

NONREGULATORY DRIVE

a drive which serves acts which are not related to maintaining physiological homeostasis and hence not essential for the tangible survival of the individual...

NARCOMANIA

is the pathological (becoming unhealthy) desire for narcotic based drugs to relieve pain.

NATIVISM

is the philosophical position that the mind or brain has certain innate structures present which play a role in the creation of knowledge. Equally,...

NEGATIVE TRANSFERENCE

is the transference, in psychotherapy of angry and distended emotions from childhood, to the therapist from the client.

NOVELTY

the quality of being new and uncommon. It is one of the primary identifying aspects directing focus. The attraction to has been observed to...

NEGATION

in the context of Jean Piaget's theory of cognitive development, negation is the process where an individual realises a process can always be negated,...

NONEQUIVALENT-GROUPS DESIGN

a nonrandomized research model wherein the reactions of a remediation group and a control group are contrasted on gauges gathered at the starting and...

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