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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...

EXTRINSIC RELIGION

is the binary opposite of intrinsic religion. Extrinsic religion primarily concerns itself with the social and moral obligations to those surrounding the religion and...

FACIAL EXPRESSION

was first theorized and discussed by the British biologist Charles Darwin (1809 - 1882) as a form of communication between individual's through non-verbal signalling...

FACTORIAL INVARIANCE

is a theory which implies all variables (not only certain variables in a select group) remain identical during the processes of factor analysis irrespective...

FALSIFICATIONISM

was first proposed by Austrian-born British philosopher Karl Popper (1902 - 1994) postulating that only through falisification can a concept be distinguished from non-scientific...

FEAR RESPONSE

is a general term used to describe the range of movements which organisms will undertake when responding to a threat. Threatened organisms typically attempt...

FETISH

1. An object that is not sexual but will arouse sexual interest. 2. Behaviour that involves fetishism. See object fetish. 3. Anthropology 4. An...

FINGER TAPPING TEST

the name that is given to a test that is a measure of a person's fine motor speed when they tap a key with...

FLAVOR

the sensation that is produced by a combination of aroma, taste, texture, and temperature and involving olfactory, gustatory, and tactile sense organs.

FOLLOW-UP COUNSELING

1. The steps taken by a therapist to help a client with any ongoing problems or new symptoms that may occur. 2. Evaluating a...

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