FALSE-CONSENSUS EFFECT

is a popular social phenomena where an individual believes that own beliefs, ideals, concepts, opinions, values and attitudes are held more widely within a...

FATHER FIGURE SURROGATE FATHER, FATIGABILITY

is the idea of a male figure within a family, for a specific individual who they see as their 'father figure' even if that...

FILIAL MATURITY

a term that is applied to the mutual and caring relationship seen between adult children and their older parents and involves understanding the needs...

FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

This involves the application of psychological principles and techniques to situations involving the law or legal systems that are criminal and civil. It includes...

FRUSTRATIVE NONREWARD HYPOTHESIS

a proposition that consistently withholding reinforcement of responses during operant or instrumental conditioning leads to an internal state of frustration manifested in a variety...

GAMBLER'S FALLACY

failure to recognise a chance event and gives the belief that an outcome can be predicted that is based on chance outcomes in the...

GENDER SCRIPT

a temporally organised gender related sequence of events. A female gender script can be laundry, cooking and male gender script can be building, mowing...

GENITAL EROTICISM

the term that is used to describe the arousal of sexual excitement by stimulation of the genital organs.

GONADOSTAT THEORY

the name of the mechanism that is associated with the initiation of puberty where ovarian or testicular hormones regulate hypothalamic and pituitary secretions. Proposed...

GROWTH GROUP

the term that describes the group that focuses on the growth and development of each individual member. See encounter group; marathon group; T-group.

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