that objects exist even when they are not directly
A generic term for the psychological
procedures used to measure personality which rely
on measurable or objective techniques such as the
MMPI-2 and WAIS-III.
persistent and seemingly uncontrollable thought.
of for lobes of the brain. Contains the visual
cortex and therefore plays a major role in the
interpretation of visual information.
The correlation coefficient determined by comparing odd items of the measurement to the even items.
One method to determine the internal consistency
of a test or measuring device.
The sense of
An Analysis of Variance used when there is only one main effect.
occurs due to the manipulation of the possible
Level of Arousal
arguing that humans are driven to increase or
decrease arousal to produce a comfortable level
that is not over- nor under stimulating.
from the Oral stage, a child who becomes fixated due
to over stimulation transfers his or her unresolved
oral issues into aggression and hostility.
from the Oral stage, a child who becomes fixated
due to under stimulation transfers his or her
unmet oral needs into smoking, drinking, talking,
biting fingernails, or sucking one's own thumb,
first stage of psychosexual development where the
primary sexual focus is on the mouth through sucking,
tasting, and verbalizing.
effects of administering treatments in a
table consisting of data in order of highest to lowest or lowest to highest where each data is given a numbered rank depicting it's difference from the highest or lowest score
Any scale that reflects only magnitude but does not contain equal intervals or an absolute zero
technique used to improve memory where information
is learned to the point that it can be repeated
without mistake more than one time.