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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...

EXTRASENSORY PERCEPTION (ESP)

otherwise known as 'ESP', is the alleged ability to sense events occuring around oneself, through an extra sense or means such as; clairvoyance, telepathy,...

FACE-HAND TEST

involves the examining individual touching the individual's face at the same time as touching the back of their hand; this is a test of...

FACTOR STRUCTURE MATRIX

is the hypothetical construction of a structure which is normally associated with factor analysis where the factor structure is a matrix which contains the...

FALSE SELF

was one of the primary canons postulated by the British psychoanalyst Donald Winnicott (1896 - 1971) in the larger and wider known object relationships...

FASCINATION

has a range of potential applications to real-life situations, for example fascination, may refer to an individual's profound interest in a specific subject or...

FEMALE ORGASMIC DISORDER

the absence of female orgasm following normal sexual stimulation. This may be a lifelong problem or it may have developed after a period of...

FIGURE-GROUND PERCEPTION

a term given to our ability to discriminate between the background and the object in our field of vision. Impairment in this can impede...

FIXED-RATIO SCHEDULE (FR SCHEDULE)

a schedule of reinforcement where the reinforcement is given after a certain number of responses. FR 1 implies reinforcement is given after each response...

FOCAL PATHOLOGY

the term that is applied to the study of changes in body tissues and organs that are involved in a disease at the focal...

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