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Psychology Word of the Day RESIDUAL ATTENTION-DEFICIT DISORDER, n:A condition listed in DSM-III; child having been diagnosed with attention-deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is diagnosed at a...

EXTRAVERSION (EXTROVERSION)

is supposedly observed in those with external loci of identities, where the orientation of their energies and interests are focussed towards the outside environment...

FACE-ISM

is considered a form of sexism in that in the advertising business, men are supposedly portrayed using their faces implying their intelligence, over women...

FACTOR THEORY OF INTELLIGENCE

is one of the many theories which argue the existance of various factors which affect an individual's intelligence. These factors are the under-stones which...

FALSE-ALARM RATE

is the number or proportion of incorrect answers such as "Yes" or "No" given as final responses to tasks within an experiment. See also...

FAST MAPPING

is the seemingly fast ability for a young people, especially babies to learn entirely new words on the general understanding that the individual only...

FEMALE SEXUAL AROUSAL DISORDER

the failure in a woman to be able to attain or to maintain an adequate response in the excitement or arousalphase of the sexual...

FILIAL IMPRINTING

term that is used to describe the learning process where a young animal becomes attached to its parent and copies what it does. See...

FIXED-TIME SCHEDULE

Used in conditioning. The circumstances under which an event is delivered that is independent of other events at fixed intervals of time. See non-continuing...

FOCUS GROUP

group of about 12 people with common characteristics who have been selected to discuss a topic. A leader starts the discussion and keeps it...

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