CUE-OVERLOAD PRINCIPLE

the standard that a recollecting cue begins to lose efficacy with regard to assisting recollection as objects correlated with that specific cue multiply in...

EMOTIONAL FLOODING

Lay term. Overwhelming feelings of emotion.

AVOIDANCE CONDITIONING

refers to the establishment of a pattern of behavior that prevents, postpones, or reduces the frequency of aversive stimulation. In a typical conditioning experiment...

OBSERVER DRIFT

gradual step-by-step alterations over time in the observations and documenting of observations made by a specific viewer.

FREE ASSOCIATION

the basic process in psychoanalysis and other forms of psychodynamic psychotherapy where patients are encouraged to verbalise freely whatever thoughts come to mind, no...

INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITY (ICF)

Facility providing appropriate levels of nursing and medical care to individuals who do not require the care and treatment provided by a hospital or...

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...

SOCIAL FACILITATION

when we improve our performance in a task when other people are present. This could be due to a heightened state of awareness. Some...

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