FORM PERCEPTION

a term that is applied to the perception of a two-dimensional retinal image as a coherent three-dimensional form and entity.

FRAME OF REFERENCE

1. Social psychology. the set of assumptions or criteria that a person or group judges ideas, actions and experiences. 2. Cognitive psychology. It is...

FREQUENCY SELECTIVITY

the property of a system that allows it to be tunes to respond to certain frequencies that give a better result than others. Also...

FUNCTIONAL

1.Psychology. Denoting or referring to a disorder where normal behavior changes without an observable organic or structural cause. 2. Generally, based on or relating...

FUNCTIONAL PSYCHOSIS 1

Psychotic state for which no specific neurological or other physical pathology is demonstrated. 2. Obsolete name for any severe mental disorder where no specific...

GAME REASONING

the reasoning that governs acceptable behaviour in a sporting context. Morality is sport is lower than morality in the rest of your life. See...

GENDER DYSPHORIA

the term that applies to the discontent with the physical or social aspects of a person's own sex. See also dysphoria; gender identity disorder.

GENERAL ADAPTATION SYNDROME (GAS)

This has 3 stages. 1. alarm has shock and countershock phase and can trigger fight or flight. 2.resistance stabilising physiological levels of depleted resources...

GENERATION GAP

Name for the differences in values, morals, atti

GENITALIZATION

1. Psychoanalytic theory. Focus of the libido on non-sexual objects that resemble or symbolise the sex organs. See fetish. 2. Psychoanalytic theory. Achieving a...

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