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This can be a compact and monetary student's model of the severely acclaimed ""APA Dictionary of Psychology"". It comprises 5,000 entries supplying transparent and authoritative definitions - together with many revised and up to date definitions from the dad or mum dictionary. It comprises approximately two hundred entries that experience by no means seemed within the dad or mum dictionary or its abridgment, the ""APA Concise Dictionary of Psychology"", chosen via comparability with the superior and most well liked textbooks at the moment in use on collage campuses. It deals simple insurance throughout ninety sub disciplines of psychology - with precise emphasis on box mostly encountered in undergraduate reviews: common, social, developmental, irregular, and cognitive psychology, in addition to neuroscience and simple technique and statistics. there's an appendix directory significant figures within the heritage of psychology and their relation to outdoors disciplines and professions.

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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.

Latin, "from the latter"] or eat. Compare HYPERPHAGIA. —aphagic adj. a p h a s i a n. an acquired language impairment that results from neurological damage to the language areas of the brain, which are typically located in the left hemisphere. Traditionally, a distinction has been made between expressive and receptive forms of aphasia, whereby individuals with the former primarily have difficulty producing spoken and written language and those with the latter primarily have difficulty comprehending spoken and written language.

When applied to HYPOTHESIS TESTING, this concept means an a priori test, which is a statistical test explicitly planned before research data have been examined and trends observed. Compare A POSTERIORI. [Latin, "prior to"] 27 aptitude a p t i t u d e n. the capacity to acquire competence or skill through training. , artistic or mathematical aptitude); general aptitude is potential in several fields. Both are distinct from ABILITY, which is an existing competence. a r c u a t e fasciculus a bundle of nerve fibers linking the parts of the brain involved in the interpretation and control of speech (WERNICKE'S AREA and BROCA'S AREA, respec- tively).

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