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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...

EXTRACEPTION

was first defined by U.S. psychologist Henry Alexander Murray (1893 - 1988) as an attitude of skepticism towards a specific concept or ideal. Such...

F RATIO

which has an assigned symbol of F is used in multivariate analysis of variance looking at the ration of explained to unexplained variance. Otherwise...

FACTOR LOADING

is a term used primarily within the process of factor analysis; it is the correlational relationship between the manifest and latent variables in the...

FALSE DEMENTIA

is a medical phenomena when the condition actually mimics the symptoms of dementia but is in actual fact a simple normal response to a...

FANATIC

is an apparent effect whereas the number of relationships between a concept and another concept increases, the actual time required to make a reasonable...

FEELING

1. The self contained experience of phenomena. The feelings are subjective and are independent of the sensory modality. 2. Any sensation that we have...

FIELD RESEARCH

the term that is used to describe any research that is undertaken outside a laboratory and in a natural, social or a real world...

FITTS LAW

a principle of motor control where activities done quicker can be less accurate than those activities done slower. It is a speed accuracy trade-off.

FLYNN EFFECT

name of the gradual rise in IQ levels since records were started. The average is the same but the raw score is rising approximately...

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