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...

FUNCTIONAL

1.Psychology. Denoting or referring to a disorder where normal behavior changes without an observable organic or structural cause. 2. Generally, based on or relating...

GAME THEORY

model or paradigm used to understand the dynamics associated with personal conflict. Often used in theoretical modelling and empirical studies.

GOAL ORIENTATION

1. Tendency for a person to physically and mentally position themselves toward their goal. 2. Characteristic of a person tending to direct their behaviour...

GROUP SOLIDARITY

The sense of fellowship and community displayed by members of a collective who are united by shared purposes, responsibilities and interests. See also cohesion;...

INTERPERSONAL INFLUENCE

the direct social pressure exerted on a person or group by another person or group in the form of demands or threats or promises...

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...

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...

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