INTERNAL BOUNDARY

Psychoanalytic theory. The name of the boundary between ego and id. Also called inner boundary. Compare external boundary.

INTIMATE ZONE

The small distance zone in social psychology and adopted by those in very close relationships, such of that of mother and infant. Compare personal...

JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

illegal behaviour by a minor.Including behaviour that would be considered criminal in an adult, vandalism, petty theft, auto theft, arson, rape etc.

LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT

the process by which children learn to use language.

FACTOR THEORY OF PERSONALITY

is one of the five models apart of the Big Five Model of Personality. The factor theory of personality is an model of personality...

FAMILY SCULPTING

is one of the many activities which are employed during family therapy sessions, where a member of the family will be asked to arrange...

FIELD DEPENDENCE

cognitive style where the person relies on external cues rather than internal cues. These people are susceptible to deceptive cues when identifying known elements...

FOLK BILINGUALISM

a type of bilingualism that is associated with working-class immigrant communities where the native language is primarily oral and its use is unsupported by...

FREQUENCY PRINCIPLE

the principle that states that the greater the stimulation intensity, the greater the frequency of nerve impulses elicited. An organisms response will be more...

FUNCTIONALISM

a general psychological approach that views mental life and behavior in terms of active adaptation to environmental challenges and opportunities. Developed at Chicago university...

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