POTENCY

1. the capacity of a male to perform carnal intercourse, that being, to keep an erection and reach ejaculation. 2. with regard to pharmacology,...

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 CONTENT OF SPEECH

speech which is sufficient in amount but too general, recurrent, and absent of content to be qualitatively sufficient. It is often viewed in schizophrenia...

PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY

The study of drugs used in psychology. Especially looking at their effect regarding mental, emotional and behavioral factors. These drugs generally work...

PEEPING TOM

slang for a voyeur, stemming from the term used to refer to a tailor who, in accordance with the to the 11th-century legend, peered...

PREMACK'S PRINCIPLE

the position that the chance to participate in behavior with a fairly high baseline probability will positively support behavior of lower baseline probability. Commonly...

POSITIVE ACCELERATION

a situation wherein the successive gains as an outcome of learning or practice escalate across trials.

PSYCHOLOGICAL TIME

The subjective experience of the passage of time. The brain interprets both internal and external stimuli and processes that stimuli to estimate time passing....

PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL ASSESSMENT

The utilization of data from EEG, EKG, EMG and EOG measurements for the inference of psychological processes and emotions.

PERSONA

noun. With regard to Carl Jung's analytic psychology, the public personality someone shows to the exterior world, converse to more fundamental and true character...

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