fourth stage of psychosexual development where
sexuality is repressed in the unconscious and
children focus on identifying with their same sex
parent and interact with same sex peers.
term for the underlying or hidden content
represented in the symbols of dreams.
Learning that occurs without apparent
reinforcement but is not demonstrated until such
time as reinforcement occurs.
Theory proposed by Thorndike stating that
those responses that are followed by a positive
consequence will be repeated more frequently than
those that are not.
A condition that occurs after a period of
negative consequences where the person begins to
believe they have no control.
relatively permanent change in behavior due to an
interaction with the environment.
Based on the idea that changes in
behavior result more from experience and less from
our personality or how we think or feel about a
Power derived through one's position, such as a
police officer or elected official.
terminology of sexual energy or sexual drive.
brain system that plays a role in emotional
expression, particularly in the emotional
component of behavior, memory, and motivation.
A belief about
the amount of control a person has over situations
in their life.
research design that assesses the effects of
development (maturation) by using the same
subjects over an extended period of time
The lower limit of a confidence interval. If prediction states that the true score falls between 80 and 90, then the lower confidence level is 80.
A dream in which
you are aware of dreaming and are sometimes able
to manipulate the dream.