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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...

EYEBALLING

is a term, typically classed as 'slang' which is used to describe the preliminary observance of search results or a piece of documentation before...

FACIAL-AFFECT PROGRAM

is a purely hypothetical creation based on a set of central nervous system nerves, which could be responsible for the suggested link between a...

FAIRNESS

has a range of potential meanings, for example fairness could refer to the equal opportunity of job applicants when applying for a newly released...

FAMILIARITY

is a generic feeling in which a situation, event, place, person or object directly provokes a subjective feeling of recognition which we then believe...

FEATURE DETECTION THEORY

a theory that states that all complex stimuli are able to be broken down into individual parts or features each of which is then...

FIDELITY

1. the faithfulness of one person to another, a group or a belief. 2. The degree of accuracy of a instrument that will measure...

FIRST-ORDER FACTOR

Used in factor analysis. Any factors that are derived from the correlation among the manifest variables, as opposed to second- order factors, which are...

FLOOR EFFECT

the inability of a test to measure or discriminate below a certain point, usually because its items are too difficult. Compare ceiling effect.

FOOD ADDICTION

the name given to an eating disturbance where a person is preoccupied with weight, body image and food. Food is a source of pleasure....

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