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It is a compact and monetary student's model of the severely acclaimed ""APA Dictionary of Psychology"". It comprises 5,000 entries delivering transparent and authoritative definitions - together with many revised and up to date definitions from the mother or father dictionary. It comprises approximately two hundred entries that experience by no means seemed within the guardian dictionary or its abridgment, the ""APA Concise Dictionary of Psychology"", chosen via comparability with the superior and hottest textbooks at present in use on collage campuses. It bargains uncomplicated assurance throughout ninety sub disciplines of psychology - with particular emphasis on box quite often encountered in undergraduate stories: common, social, developmental, irregular, and cognitive psychology, in addition to neuroscience and simple method and records. there's an appendix directory significant figures within the heritage of psychology and their relation to outdoors disciplines and professions.

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An imaginary line that bisects the body or an organ in a particular plane. For example, the long or (cephalocaudal) axis mns in the median plane, dividing the body into right and left halves. 3. a system made up of interrelated parts, as in of avoidance: its use as a means of coping; its use as a response to fear or shame; and its existence as a component in ANXIETY DISORDERS. avoidance-avoidance conflict a situation involving a choice between two equally objectionable alternatives. See also APPROACHAPPROACH CONFLICT; APPROACH- AVOIDANCE CONFLICT.

Inability to perform coordinated voluntary movements. Ataxia may be seen as a symptom of various disorders, such as multiple sclerosis or cerebral palsy, or it can occur in isolation. It can be heritable or acquired from injury or infection affecting the nervous system. When VARIANCE assumes HOMOGENEITY OF VARIANCE and independence of observations, among other criteria. If the assumptions were to be violated to an extreme extent, the results would be invalid. See RO- due to damage to the CEREBELLUM it is called cerebellar ataxia and when due to loss of sensory feedback from the muscles and joints it is called sensory ataxia.

Autosuggestion n. the process of aversive racism a form of racial making positive suggestions to one- PREJUDICE felt by individuals who self for such purposes as improving outwardly endorse egalitarian attimorale, inducing relaxation, or pro- tudes and values but nonetheless moting recovery from illness. experience negative emotions in the presence of members of certain raa u t o t o p a g n o s i a n. a type of cial groups. , RACISM. point to) parts of one's own or anavoidance n. the practice or an inother person's body.

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