EXTRACEPTION

was first defined by U.S. psychologist Henry Alexander Murray (1893 - 1988) as an attitude of skepticism towards a specific concept or ideal. Such...

FEAR OF FAILURE

is a relatively normal and actually well documented persistent and irrational axiety of failing to complete a certain task or meet a specific standard....

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...

FREQUENCY DISTRIBUTION

the plot of the frequency of occurrence of scores of various sizes that have been arranged from lowest to highest score.

FUNCTIONAL FIXEDNESS

a term used in problem solving where there is a tendency to cling to set patterns and overlook possible new approaches. May overlook different...

GENERALIZABILITY

the term that applies to the accuracy with which results or findings can be transferred to situations or people other than those originally studied,

GROUP BEHAVIOR

These are the actions that are performed by the group as a whole and the people taking part. Applies to actions influenced by the...

INTERDEPENDENCE THEORY

theory applied to the approach to analysing social interactions and relationships that focuses on how each person's outcomes depend on the actions of others....

INTERROLE CONFLICT

The role conflict that occurs when individuals have one role or more when within a group and the behaviours and expectations and associated and...

INTROVERSION-EXTRAVERSION

Self orientation from introversion the range or continuum characterised by inward and concerns self directed and behaviours to extraversion, characterised by outward and social...

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