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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...

EXTRINSIC MOTIVATION

is the binary opposite to intrinsic motivation. Extrinsic motivation explains the drive for an individual to participate within a specific activity or role given...

FACEWORK

has a multitude of potential definintions depending on the application. For example, in social interactions, facework refers to strategic social movements where the individual...

FACTOR-COMPARISON METHOD

is one of the many methods used to evaluate jobs which is then used to set an appropriate wage or salary level for potential...

FALSE-CONSENSUS EFFECT

is a popular social phenomena where an individual believes that own beliefs, ideals, concepts, opinions, values and attitudes are held more widely within a...

FATHER FIXATION

has been observed in a range of cultures, typically these are in western cultures, a father fixation implies an incredibly strong emotional relationship between...

FEMINIST PSYCHOLOGY

an attempt to counterbalance traditional male-oriented and male- dominated psychology, as well as a model for similar approaches for other less represented groups. See...

FINE MOTOR

This term is used to describe the skills and activities that need coordination of our small muscles to make precise movements including writing, speaking...

FLASHBACK

1. Reliving an event or part of an event that was traumatic. 2. The spontaneous recurrence of visual hallucinations in a person who was...

FOLIE A TROIS

Another shared psychotic disorder where 3 people in the same family share the same or similar delusions. French for triple insanity.

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