FEELING

1. The self contained experience of phenomena. The feelings are subjective and are independent of the sensory modality. 2. Any sensation that we have...

FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY

This involves the application of psychological principles and techniques to situations involving the law or legal systems that are criminal and civil. It includes...

FRUSTRATION-AGGRESSION HYPOTHESIS

States that frustration produces aggression and aggression results from prior frustrations. Later noted by Neal Miller that frustration leads to different actions but aggression...

GAME THEORY

model or paradigm used to understand the dynamics associated with personal conflict. Often used in theoretical modelling and empirical studies.

GROUP

1. Collection of people. 2. Social psychology. 2 or more people influencing each other. Also called social group. 3. organised collection of animals. 4....

INTEROCEPTIVE STIMULUS

the term that is applied to the stimulus arising from inside an organism. Examples of this stimulus includes headache, stomach ache and hunger pangs....

INTRINSIC REINFORCER

A response that produces a reinforcer that is naturally related to it. For example a natural sound is produced when you blow on a...

KNOWLEDGE FUNCTION OF AN ATTITUDE

A positive attitude toward a friend may assist in attributing that person's negative behaviour to situational factors rather that personal characteristics, and the role...

EXTRANEOUS VARIABLE

is a variable which inadvertantly effects the course of an experiment, specifically the dependent variable, normally without the knowledge of the researchers, but nonetheless...

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...

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