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...

GAMBLER'S FALLACY

failure to recognise a chance event and gives the belief that an outcome can be predicted that is based on chance outcomes in the...

GOAL-DIRECTED BEHAVIOR

Behavior oriented toward attaining a particular goal. Identified by observing that the animal or person ceases search behaviour and engages in detour behaviour when...

INTERNALIZATION

1. Unconscious mental process where characteristics, beliefs, feelings and attitudes of other people are assimilated into your own self. 2. Psychoanalytic theory. Process used...

INTRINSIC BEHAVIOR

1. rewarding behaviour that is inherent. 2. A specific organ and a type of behaviour that is expressed through it (e.g. smiling, knee jerk...

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...

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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