INTERROLE CONFLICT

The role conflict that occurs when individuals have one role or more when within a group and the behaviours and expectations and associated and...

INVARIANT FEATURE

An object that does not change or its characteristic when the object is viewed under different circumstances. Features that are invariant and are unaffected...

KOHLBERG'S THEORY

Broadly speaking the morally developed individual moves from a selfish concern with rewards and punishment through a reliance on fixed rules and conventional attitudes...

LATENT INHIBITION

The impedance of Pavlovian conditioning resulting from prior exposures with a conditioned stimulus before being paired with an unconditioned stimulus.

FALSE-BELIEF TASK

are typically associated with theory-of-mind studies where they are tasks during which children must infer that another understand or possess the level of knowledge...

FAST MAPPING

is the seemingly fast ability for a young people, especially babies to learn entirely new words on the general understanding that the individual only...

FILIAL IMPRINTING

term that is used to describe the learning process where a young animal becomes attached to its parent and copies what it does. See...

FORCED-CHOICE TEST

term that is used in a signal detection test where several intervals are given with only one having the signal in it. The observer...

FRUSTRATION

1. thwarting of impulses and actions. 2. Emotional state when thwarting happens. 3. Psychoanalytic theory. Damming up of psychic energy which seeks an outlet...

GAF SCALE

Abbreviation of global assessment of functioning that is a numerical scale from 1 -100 used by mental health practitioners.

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