FOREWARNING OF PERSUASIVE POSITION

the term applied to the receipt of information that a subsequent communication will contain arguments for a particular attitudinal position.

FRAGMENTATION

a term that describes the separation or the division of something into pieces or fragments. It is the name of a psychological disturbance where...

FREQUENCY POLYGON

the name given to the graph that depicts a statistical distribution that is made up of lines connecting the peaks of adjacent intervals.

FULFILLMENT MODEL

a basic model of personality theory based on assumptions of primary motivation being self-fulfilment such as the drive to fulfil your innate potential. Work...

FUNCTIONAL JOB ANALYSIS (FJA)

Form of job analysis where tasks are rated on degrees of complexity they entail in dealing with people, data and things. Commonly used in...

GAIN-LOSS THEORY OF ATTRACTION

Theory of interpersonal attraction where a person's like or dislike for another is affected by their estimation of them and not their physical attraction.

GENDER CONSISTENCY

the understanding that your own and other people's sex is fixed across situations regardless of superficial changes in appearance or activities. See gender constancy.

N GENE-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION

the interaction between one or more genes and factors in the environment that is needed to trigger the onset of a disease, conditioner characteristic...

GENERALIZED MOTOR PROGRAM

the term that is used for the hypothesised and abstract form of a motor program whose expression can be varied depending on the concurrent...

GENITAL STAGE

Psychoanalytic theory. Final stage of psychosexual development, reached in puberty. Oedipus complex resolved, erotic interest and activity focused on sexual intercourse with partner.

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