EYE-HAND COORDINATION

is the combined motions of the hands and eyes, working in tandem, for example; an infant may locate a toy with their eyes, and...

FAMILY OF ORIGIN

refers to the family, or parents an individual was either raised or born into, this may not be the same family as those who...

FEMINIZATION OF POVERTY

a trend for the poorest people in a western society to be women. It is attributed to a range of factors including single parent...

FITNESS

1. The set of attributes a person has that enables them to carry out daily tasks and perform physical work. 2. Biology. The ability...

FREE WILL

Name used to describe the capacity that a person has for making their own decisions and directions in life. We need it for moral...

FUNCTIONAL AUTONOMY

the tendency for drive motivated behavior to develop derivative drives, such that behavior may become independent of the original drive. Studying motivated for approval...

GENDER CODING

the term used in assigning particular traits or behaviours exclusively or predominantly to males or females.

GENERAL GENETIC LAW OF CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT

The idea that a child's development is embedded in culture and occurs on two planes: first the social, between individuals, and later the psychological,...

GENITALIZATION

1. Psychoanalytic theory. Focus of the libido on non-sexual objects that resemble or symbolise the sex organs. See fetish. 2. Psychoanalytic theory. Achieving a...

GRAPHOLOGY

the term used to describe the analysis of a person's handwriting as a means of inferring stable personality characteristics or their psychological state. Also...

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