EXTRINSIC REWARD

is the binary opposite of intrinsic rewards. Extrinsic rewards are given to those after the observation of behaviours or conditions which are not a...

FAMILY INTERACTION METHOD

is one of the experimental techniques normally associated with observational studies which take place within a clinical or laboratory environment looking at unique family...

FEELING

1. The self contained experience of phenomena. The feelings are subjective and are independent of the sensory modality. 2. Any sensation that we have...

FIRST-ORDER FACTOR

Used in factor analysis. Any factors that are derived from the correlation among the manifest variables, as opposed to second- order factors, which are...

FRAMING

the process of defining the context or issues that surround a problem or event in a way that serves to influence how the context...

FUNCTIONAL

1.Psychology. Denoting or referring to a disorder where normal behavior changes without an observable organic or structural cause. 2. Generally, based on or relating...

GENDER

Term for the condition of being male or female or neuter. Sex refers to the biological aspects of male and female. Gender implies the...

GENDER-ROLE SOCIALIZATION

the conditioning of people to the roles, expectations and the behaviours that society prescribes for males and females.

GENITAL STAGE

Psychoanalytic theory. Final stage of psychosexual development, reached in puberty. Oedipus complex resolved, erotic interest and activity focused on sexual intercourse with partner.

GRAMMAR

Linguistics. Abstract system of rules describing how a language works. Traditionally consists of syntax and morphology with the modern systems of phonology and semantics.

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