FREE WILL

Name used to describe the capacity that a person has for making their own decisions and directions in life. We need it for moral...

FUNCTIONAL BEHAVIORAL ASSESSMENT

1. Assessment to identify circumstances and consequences associated with a certain behaviour. Defined in measurable terms. Used to design treatments and interventions. 2. Any...

GENERALIZATION

1. Deriving a concept or theory from a number of specific cases, applying it widely. 2. Judgement derived and applied this way. 3. Conditioning...

GROUP SOLIDARITY

The sense of fellowship and community displayed by members of a collective who are united by shared purposes, responsibilities and interests. See also cohesion;...

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...

INTROCEPTION

A person that is attentive and understanding to the motives, needs and experiences of herself or himself and others. It is a reflecting personality...

KIRTON ADAPTION-INNOVATION INVENTORY (KAI)

It is designed to measure creativity, cognitive style and the degree to which individuals are adaptive, innovative or a range of both in their...

FACIAL FEEDBACK HYPOTHESIS

was first proposed by U.S. psychologists Sylvan S. Tomkins (1911 - 1991) and Carroll F. Izard (1923 - ) as a hypothesis where afferent...

FIRST-ORDER FACTOR

Used in factor analysis. Any factors that are derived from the correlation among the manifest variables, as opposed to second- order factors, which are...

FREE-FLOATING ATTENTION

Found in psychoanalysis and in other forms of psychodynamic psychotherapy, the analyst's or therapist's state of evenly suspended attention during the therapeutic session. Also...

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