SELF-REPORT INVENTORY

questionnaire when people are asked to note how a descriptor applies to them.

SELF-VERIFICATION HYPOTHESIS

where a person will look for information about themselves that confirms an existing self-concept, whether it is good or bad. We seek self-verification by...

PREFERENCE METHOD

a research method wherein a living being selects one of many potential stimulants.

PLEASURE

noun. the feeling or sensation elicited by the pleasure or anticipation of what is felt or seen as positive or favorable.

SELF-FULFILLING PROPHECY

Self-fulfilling prophecy is a belief or expectation that will bring about its fulfilment. You can have a look on Pygmalion effect; upward Pygmalion effect;...

PRIMARY IDENTIFICATION

A theory in Psychoanalysis addressing the initial and fundamental for of identification. The theory is that primary identification occurs during the oral stage...

SENSATION TYPE

a functional type of Carl Jung that is dominated by sense perception that is different to thinking, feeling and intuition. Have a look on...

PSEUDOISOCHROMATIC CHARTS

A chart used to test color blindness. The chart contains two colors that are distinguishable by normal eyesight but indistinguishable to the color-blind.

POWER GRIP

the way of grabbing hold of an item between the palm and the finger's pads.

POSTNATAL SENSORINEURAL LESIONS

inner ear or auditory nerve pathway disorders which are acquired at some point in life and cause hearing loss. Causes are inclusive of trauma,...

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