POOLED INTERDEPENDENCE

a job condition wherein the job is divided among a number of people, units, or groups, each of which performs separately with no flow...

PYGMALION EFFECT

An effect caused by the expectations of a superior regarding the performance of their subordinates. It has been called a form of self-fulfilling prophecy....

PALINPHRASIA

involuntary repeating of terms or phrases when talking. Commonly referred to as paliphrasia.

POSITIVE REGARD

1. a mother's or father's warm, attentive, accepting emotions for a kid. Positive regard is deemed imperative for the child to grow a steady...

PSEUDOPARALYSIS

A loss of movement in the limbs with no identifiable structural or functional problems.

SEMANTIC APHASIA

a form of aphasia where a person cannot understand a word but is able to say it. Also see logic grammatical disorder.

SENSITIVITY

1. The capacity to detect and discriminate. 2. The probability that a test gives a positive diagnosis given that a person actually has a...

POVERTY OF SPEECH

excessively short speech with minimal elaborations which takes place in schizophrenia or sometimes in the framework of a major depressive event. It is different...

PRIMA FACIE

The literal Latin translation of Prima Facie is "first face". Prima facie describes evidence that is regarded as strong enough to support a...

SELF-EXCITING CIRCUIT

a neural pathway where part of the output goes back to the originating cell to maintain activity.

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