FLAT AFFECT

a term used for the absence or apparent absence of emotional response to any situation or event. Also called emotional flatness; flattened affect; flattening...

FRUSTRATIVE NONREWARD HYPOTHESIS

a proposition that consistently withholding reinforcement of responses during operant or instrumental conditioning leads to an internal state of frustration manifested in a variety...

GENITAL AROUSAL IN SLEEP

the action penile erection in men and clitoral enlargement and vaginal lubrication in women that occur during REM sleep when we dream. Not associated...

INTERRUPTED-TIME-SERIES DESIGN

Experimental de-sign with an intervention and the effects of it are compared and evaluated with an outcome that is measured and obtained at several...

JUDGMENT

In psychophysics the ability to determine the presence or relative magnitude of stimuli, or the capacity to recognize relationships, draw conclusions from evidence and...

FOCUS GROUP

group of about 12 people with common characteristics who have been selected to discuss a topic. A leader starts the discussion and keeps it...

FULLY FUNCTIONING PERSON

a person with a healthy personality, who experiences freedom of choice and action, is creative, exhibits the qualities of existential living. Defined in the...

GESTURE

1. this is a movement that can indicate a meaning or attitude. A wave is an example. See non-verbal behaviour. See emblem; iconic gesture....

INTERSTIMULUS INTERVAL (1S1)

Stimulus and the time between presentations, and are timed usually from one end of the presentation stimulus and to the beginning of the next

JUNGIAN TYPOLOGY

a theory of personality that puts individuals into separate categories according to attitudes and dominant functions of the psyche.

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