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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...

EYEWITNESS MEMORY

refers to an individual's unique recollection of a specific event or occurance from memory, typically associated with criminal events, such as the mugging of...

FACT RETRIEVAL

is a process through which the majority (if not all individuals) will under-take during their lifetime being the process of retreiving data or memories...

FALSE BELIEF

has a wide range of potential definitions mostly dependent on the application to real-life, for example, in an psychological application, false beliefs are internal...

FAMILY ROMANCE

is according to Sigmund Freud the result of an over or under developed oedipus complex where the child believes they are not related to...

FEEDBACK

1. the process where any element of an interaction sustains, amplifies, or modifies the interaction. 2. the process of receiving visual input or afferent...

FIELD INDEPENDENCE

a cognitive style where the person relies on internal cues and will disregard deceptive cues from the external world. Compare field dependence.

FISSURE

the name that is given to a groove, cleft or indentation that appears in a surface, in particular the cerebral cortex that increases the...

FLUID INTELLIGENCE

the name of the form of intelligence that comprises all of our fluid abilities. See fluid crystallised intelligence theory.

FORAGING

the term applied to the searching and locating of food and it subsequent ingestion. It involves many steps such as locating the right trees...

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