FALSE POSITIVE

is considered the binary opposite to a false negative where in diagnostics for example, an individual may not actually have a condition but a...

FIVE-FACTOR PERSONALITY MODEL (FFM)

a personality model where 5 dimensions of difference are used, extraversion, neuroticism, conscientiousness, agreeableness and openness to experiences are the cores of personality. Proposed...

FREE ASSOCIATION

the basic process in psychoanalysis and other forms of psychodynamic psychotherapy where patients are encouraged to verbalise freely whatever thoughts come to mind, no...

FUNCTION

1. Use or purpose of a thing. 2. Biology. Action of an organism contributing to its fitness. 3. Mathematical procedure relating to quantity and...

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 DIFFICULTY

the term that is used to describe the degree of ability, effort and time commitment needed to achieve a certain goal.

GROUP ROLES

The sets of behaviour that is expected of people in certain roles within the group. Need to be defined in case ambiguity creeps in...

INTERPERSONAL CONFLICT

the term used to describe the disagreement between 2 people in respect to values and attitudes.

INTRAPSYCHIC CONFLICT

Opposing forces and the clash of them within the psyche, it is a psychoanalytic theory such as wishes, agencies or conflicting drives. It is...

JOHN HENRY EFFECT

an effect in which competitiveness between a control group and an experiment group to rivalry efforts that disturb the experiment.

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