EYE CONTACT

is otherwise known as mutual gazing between two people, it is the persistent gazing into the eyes of the individual they are conversing with....

FACIAL FEEDBACK HYPOTHESIS

was first proposed by U.S. psychologists Sylvan S. Tomkins (1911 - 1991) and Carroll F. Izard (1923 - ) as a hypothesis where afferent...

FACTUAL KNOWLEDGE

is knowledge, which is gained by the individual semantically, or otherwise the knowledge maybe generic. Examples can be any piece of specific factual information...

FAMILIAL FACTOR

is an umbrella term which is used to describe an element or condition, which is present in a family which then accounts for a...

FEATURE ABSTRACTION

Hypothetical process where a person learns from experience with the exemplars of different categories where features are used to describe the categories. See categorisation;...

FICTIONAL FINALISM

Psychoanalytic theory of Alfred Adler. The belief that human beings are more strongly motivated by the goals and ideals that they create for themselves...

FINITE-STATE GRAMMAR

Noam Chomsky in 1957, proposed that grammar generated a sentence one unit at a time in a sequence from left to right. He used...

FLIGHT OF IDEAS

a disturbance in the thinking processes that is a rapid and continuous succession of ideas that are related. It can be demonstrated during speech...

FOLLOW-UP STUDY

the study undertaken to see if the short term effects of a therapy will continue after a certain period of time. It is to...

FORMAL GROUP

the name that is given to any group that has been deliberately formed by members for a specific purpose. It will have goals and...

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