FALSE-ALARM RATE

is the number or proportion of incorrect answers such as "Yes" or "No" given as final responses to tasks within an experiment. See also...

FAMILY THERAPY

involves the whole family becoming involved in the counselling process, instead of focussed efforts looking at a single individual, indeed, counsellors will attempt to...

FILIAL ANXIETY

term that describes a child's fear and apprehension that comes from relationships with their parents. It can be in relation to care given by...

FOOD FADDISM

the dietary practice based on exaggerated and often incorrect beliefs about the effects of food or nutrition on health, particularly for the prevention or...

FRIENDSHIP NETWORK

the term that is applied to the interconnected relationships among a group of friends who provide social and emotional support for each other.

FUZZY TRACE THEORY

a theory proposing that information is encoded on a continuum from precise traces to fuzzy traces. Developmental differences in cognition are attributed to ages...

GENDER ROLE

the pattern of behaviour, personality traits and attitudes defining masculinity or femininity in a certain culture. Determined by upbringing that may or may not...

GENETIC THEORY

1. the view that behaviour can be explained in terms of hereditary and development. 2. The theoretical principles accepted in the science of genetics.

GOAL SPECIFICITY

a term used to describe the degree that the target behavior of a goal is defined.

GROUP TEST

the term that is applied to the test administered to several individuals simultaneously. Compare individual test.

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