REPRESSION PROPER

Called afterexpulsion by Sigmund Freud, a type of repression in which experiences or wishes that have been in the conscious mind are made unconscious....

RECONSTRUCTIVE MEMORY

Achieving remembrance by analytically reconstructing past events which are incomplete within the subject's memory. Derives from common knowledge and schemas, as well as memory,...

REFERENTIAL ATTITUDE

Expectant demeanor found in some subjects with schizophrenia or other psychopathology who may be searching for justification through environmental absolution for their own ideas...

REFERENCE-GROUP THEORY

Concept which posits that any individual's outlook regarding values, attitudes, etc., is shaped by their self-identification with a specific reference group.

REMORSE

Bitter regret, moral anguish stemming from contrition for past misdeeds.

REDINTEGRATIVE MEMORY

More commonly known as redintegration.

RESEARCH ETHICS

Application of fundamental, ethical precepts for a variety of topics. Also known as: experimental ethics.

RES COGITANS

Literally translated from Latin as

RECURRENT COLLATERAL INHIBITION

A system of negative feedback which allows Renshaw cells to inhibit a neuron by communicating through a branched axon loop returning to the cell...

RECOVERED MEMORY

Especially prominent in cases of sexual or physical abuse, a personal experience of recalling specific details of a previous, stressful incident. Memories regarding...

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