GESTURE

1. this is a movement that can indicate a meaning or attitude. A wave is an example. See non-verbal behaviour. See emblem; iconic gesture....

GOAL DIFFICULTY

the term that is used to describe the degree of ability, effort and time commitment needed to achieve a certain goal.

GREGARIOUSNESS

the tendency for people to associate with others in groups, organisations and activities so they can enjoy social life for its own sake. Develops...

GROUPTHINK

An agreeing seeking tendency interfering with group decision making. Includes apparent conformity, being invulnerable, moral correctness and biased group perceptions. Causes include cohesion and...

INTERFERENCE THEORY

Hypothesis dealing with forgetting. It is due to competition from other memories learnt and is produced by prior knowledge or presentation of more information...

INTERPOSITION

the term for the monocular depth cue when 2 objects are in the one line of vision and the close object conceals part of...

INTRACRANIAL SELF-STIMULATION

Brain region and the stimulation by electrodes that are implanted and the individual controls them when they are stimulated. In experiments with animals is...

INTUITION

Perception or immediate insight as contrasted with conscious reflection or reasoning. Intuitions have been characterized as quasi-mystical alternatively experiences and instinct as the products

ITEM DIFFICULTY

item difficulty in a test determined by the proportion of individuals who correctly respond to the item in particular.

JONAH COMPLEX

inhibition of becoming entirely self-actualized for fear of facing new challenges and situations.

Latest news