GARDEN-PATH SENTENCE

Sentence where structural cues, lexical ambiguity or a combination of both mislead the reader or listener to an incorrect interpretation until a disambiguating cue...

GENDER TYPING

the name of the expectations about people's behaviour that are based on their biological sex.

GENITAL PERSONALITY

Psychoanalytic theory. A sexually mature adult personality developing in the final stage of psychosexual development. Person has a resolved oedipus complex, show true intimacy...

GRADE EQUIVALENT

The test score expressed in terms of a grade norm. For example, if a 3rd grader

GUESS-WHO TECHNIQUE

Term used for rating personalities used in schools where a student will give a short word picture for personality types and need to identify...

INTERVENING VARIABLE

1. Is an entity and hypothetical and is influenced by an independent variable and influences in turn a variable dependent. 2. specifically more, and...

INVOLVED GRANDPARENT

A grandparent or type of who has a loving relationship or is warm with his or her grandchildren and takes on the day to...

LABELING

Patient may be incomplete or misleading, because not all cases conform to the sharply defined characteristics of the standard diagnostic categories, in psychological assessment

EXTRINSIC REINFORCER

is the binary opposite to an intrinsic reinforcer. An extrinsic reinforcer is directly related to the reward which stems from it. For example, in...

FAMILY COUNSELING

is one of the various types of counselling whereby parents, or even other family members, work with trained individual's such as social workers, psychologists...

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