FOREBRAIN

the section of a brian that develops from the anterior section of the neural tube in an embryo and contains the hemispheres, basal ganglia,...

FORMATIVE TENDENCY

the term that is applied to the general drive toward self- improvement, growth that was hypothesized by Carl Rogers in his client-centered therapy.

FREE-FEEDING WEIGHT

the term applied to the body weigh that is achieved by laboratory animals when they are given unrestricted access to food and water for...

FRONTAL LOBE SYNDROME

a mental disorder from a lesion in the frontal lobe featuring an impairment of purposeful behaviour, emotional inability, poor social judgement and impulse control...

FUNCTIONAL AUTONOMY

the tendency for drive motivated behavior to develop derivative drives, such that behavior may become independent of the original drive. Studying motivated for approval...

FUNNEL SEQUENCE

the term applied to a method for structuring the order of questions in surveys and interviews that starts with general items and gradually narrows...

GAY-RELATED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY (GRID)

a former name for aids that reflects the erroneous belief that only gay men contracted it.

GENDER SCHEMA

the term that applies to the organized set of beliefs and expectations that guides a person's understanding of gender or sex.

GENERAL SLOWING

the term that is used for an explanation of cognitive aging that attributes poorer cognitive performance of older adults on a variety of cognitive...

GENETIC THEORY

1. the view that behaviour can be explained in terms of hereditary and development. 2. The theoretical principles accepted in the science of genetics.

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