INTERPERSONAL PROCESS RECALL (IPR)

Method used to understand the process of psychotherapy and to train therapists and counsellors. Uses taping counselling and psychotherapy sessions that are later analysed...

INTROVERSION-EXTRAVERSION

Self orientation from introversion the range or continuum characterised by inward and concerns self directed and behaviours to extraversion, characterised by outward and social...

KNOWLEDGE FUNCTION OF AN ATTITUDE

A positive attitude toward a friend may assist in attributing that person's negative behaviour to situational factors rather that personal characteristics, and the role...

LATENCY STAGE

A stage in the Psychosexual Development of a child starting around age 3 through puberty when sexual libido turns to the opposite sex parent...

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...

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...

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