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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...

EXTRAPYRAMIDAL EFFECTS

is an umbrella term used to describe any reactions which involve the extra-pyramidal tract which is associated with the central nervous system. These effects...

FACE VALIDITY

is a measure of the extent the items included within an experiment appear to be appropriate for what they are being used to measure...

FACTOR ROTATION

is a term associated with factor analysis, in that factor rotation is the repositioning of factors to a newer, more interpretable configuration by a...

FALSE POSITIVE

is considered the binary opposite to a false negative where in diagnostics for example, an individual may not actually have a condition but a...

FANTASY PLAY

is observed widely amongst couples in modern society involving the pretending or make-believe play which typically includes the fulfillment of particular actions, use of...

FELT SENSE

used in focusing therapy where the subjective qualities of the contents of consciousness are looked at. It was defined by Eugene T Gendlin, a...

FIGURE-DRAWING TEST

the term applied to a test in wher the person draws a human figure. It is used as a measure of intellectual development or...

FIXED-INTERVAL SCHEDULE (FI SCHEDULE)

schedule of reinforcement that was known as periodic reinforcement where the first response after an interval will be reinforced. It can result in temporal...

FOCAL LESION

the term that is applied to a lesion that has been restricted to a specific region of the brain or other organ or body...

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