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APA College Dictionary of Psychology by American Pscyhological Association

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By American Pscyhological Association

It is a compact and fiscal student's model of the seriously acclaimed ""APA Dictionary of Psychology"". It includes 5,000 entries providing transparent and authoritative definitions - together with many revised and up to date definitions from the guardian dictionary. It contains approximately 2 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 very best and hottest textbooks presently in use on collage campuses. It bargains simple assurance throughout ninety sub disciplines of psychology - with distinct emphasis on box often encountered in undergraduate reports: normal, social, developmental, irregular, and cognitive psychology, in addition to neuroscience and easy technique and statistics. there's an appendix directory significant figures within the historical past of psychology and their relation to outdoor disciplines and professions.

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It originates in the cochlea, from which nerve fibers pass through several lay- autistic s p e c t r u m disorder (ASD) any one of a group of disorers of nuclei in the brainstem to terminate predominantly in the AU- ders with an onset typically occurring during the preschool years DITORY CORTEX. and characterized by varying but a u d i t o r y system the biological often marked difficulties in commustmctures and processes responsible nication and social interaction. The for hearing. The peripheral auditory group includes the prototype AUTISsystem, or auditory periphery, inTIC DISORDER as well as RETT cludes the external, middle, and SYNDROME, ASPERGER'S DISORDER, inner ears and the AUDITORY NERVE.

ANCOVA acronym for ANALYSIS OF COVARIANCE. a n d r o g e n n. any of a class of steroid hormones that act as the principal male SEX HORMONES, the major one being TESTOSTERONE. Androgens are produced mainly by the testes and influence the development of masculine primary and (b) the PERSONAL UNCONSCIOUS, made up of memories, thoughts, and feelings based on personal experience; (c) the COLLECTIVE UN- CONSCIOUS, made up of ancestral images, or ARCHETYPES, that constitute the inherited foundation of an individual's intellectual life and personality; and (d) dynamic polarities, or tension systems, which derive their psychic energy from the LIBIDO and influence the development and expression of the ego.

See PROXEMICS. —attractive adj. a t t r i b u t i o n n. an inference regarding the cause of a person's behavior or an interpersonal event. Three dimensions are often used to evaluate people's attributional styles, or characteristic tendencies when inferring 33 a u d i t o r y canal a u d i t o r y canal see EXTERNAL AU- Auditory stmctures of the brain, in- DITORY MEATUS. cluding the AUDITORY CORTEX, constitute the central auditory system. a u d i t o r y cortex the sensory area for hearing, located on the upper a u r a l adj.

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