CONFLICT

noun. 1. with regard to psychology, the conflict of differing or contrastive feeling-based or inspirational drives in the same person. 2. with regard to...

SUBJECT

The participant (either a human or non human) that is taken for the purpose of doing research. It also refers the area or branch...

OPTIMAL LEVEL THEORY

any theory which stresses living beings' strife to reach optimal levels of some attribute, like arousal or stimulation, tension, foraging, or motion.

COUNTERTRANSFERENCE

noun. The therapy professional's unaware responses to the client and to the client's transference. These ideas and emotions are based upon the professional's own...

PSEUDO- PSYCHOLOGICAL

Pseudo-psychological describes a practice or discipline that purports to be based In in real psychology but usually cannot stand up to rigorous review.

BASELINE ASSESSMENT

n. a measure of what humans and animals are significantly able to attain at a particular point in their development. Done through test or...

MARGINALIZATION

the process through which the marginal groups and their members are identified as not being apart of the main group.

ADOPTION STUDY

a model of investigation that intends to ascertain an estimate of the level of genetic potential of a chosen attribute or illness by similar...

MAIN EFFECT

is the consistent effect of a single factor over other factors in the same experiment.

PREVALENCE

A numerical value showing the total incidents of diseases or disorders in a specific population during a specific time-frame (called "point prevalence") With inclusion...

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