Psychological concepts

2017-07-27T18:18:34+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Insight, Need, Idée fixe (psychology), Instinct, Debriefing, Self-concept, Laziness, Reinforcement, Stimulus (physiology), Neurosis, Egocentrism, Lie, Body image, Awareness, Death drive, Double bind, Frustration, Separation anxiety disorder, Facilitation (business), Individuation, Dark triad, Escapism, Carnism, Bullying and emotional intelligence flashcards Psychological concepts
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  • Insight
    Insight is the understanding of a specific cause and effect in a specific context.
  • Need
    A need is something that is necessary for an organism to live a healthy life.
  • Idée fixe (psychology)
    An idée fixe is a preoccupation of mind believed to be firmly resistant to any attempt to modify it, a fixation.
  • Instinct
    Instinct or innate behavior is the inherent inclination of a living organism towards a particular complex behavior.
  • Debriefing
    Debriefing is a process of: 1.
  • Self-concept
    One's self-concept (also called self-construction, self-identity, self-perspective or self-structure) is a collection of beliefs about oneself that includes elements such as academic performance, gender roles, sexuality, and racial identity.
  • Laziness
    Laziness (also called indolence) is a disinclination to activity or exertion despite having the ability to act or exert oneself.
  • Reinforcement
    In behavioral psychology, reinforcement is a consequence that will strengthen an organism's future behavior whenever that behavior is preceded by a specific antecedent stimulus.
  • Stimulus (physiology)
    In physiology, a stimulus (plural stimuli) is a detectable change in the internal or external environment.
  • Neurosis
    Neurosis is a class of functional mental disorders involving distress but neither delusions nor hallucinations.
  • Egocentrism
    Egocentrism is the inability to differentiate between self and other.
  • Lie
    A lie is a statement that the stating party believes to be false and that is made with the intention to deceive.
  • Body image
    Body image is a person's perception of the aesthetics or sexual attractiveness of their own body.
  • Awareness
    Awareness is the ability to directly know and perceive, to feel, or to be of events.
  • Death drive
    In classical Freudian psychoanalytic theory, the death drive (German: Todestrieb) is the drive towards death and self-destruction.
  • Double bind
    A double bind is an emotionally distressing dilemma in communication in which an individual (or group) receives two or more conflicting messages, and one message negates the other.
  • Frustration
    In psychology, frustration is a common emotional response to opposition.
  • Separation anxiety disorder
    Separation anxiety disorder (SAD), is a psychological condition in which an individual experiences excessive anxiety regarding separation from home or from people to whom the individual has a strong emotional attachment (e.g. a parent, caregiver, significant other or siblings).
  • Facilitation (business)
    Facilitation in business, organizational development (OD), and in consensus decision-making refers to the process of designing and running a successful meeting.
  • Individuation
    The principle of individuation, or principium individuationis, describes the manner in which a thing is identified as distinguished from other things.
  • Dark triad
    The dark triad is a subject in psychology that focuses on three personality traits: narcissism, Machiavellianism, and psychopathy.
  • Escapism
    Escapism is the avoidance of unpleasant, boring, arduous, scary, or banal aspects of daily life.
  • Carnism
    Carnism is a concept used in discussions of humanity's relation to animals, defined as a prevailing ideology that conditions people to support the use and consumption of animal products, especially meat.
  • Bullying and emotional intelligence
    Bullying is abusive social interaction between peers which can include aggression, harassment, and violence.