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Psychology Glossary of Terms

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Abelard, Peter (1079 - 1142) (Psyc 375)
Absolute refractory period
Absolute threshold (Psyc 375)
Absolute, The (Psyc 375)
Achievement
Achievement motive
Achievement tests
Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS)
Acquisition
Act psychology (Psyc 375)
Action potential
Active mind (Psyc 375)
Active reason (Psyc 375)
Adaptive act (Psyc 375)
Adaptive features (Psyc 375)
Additive colour mixing
Adequate stimulation (Psyc 375)
Adler, Alfred (1870 - 1937) (Psyc 375)
Adoption studies
Aesthetic stage (Psyc 375)
Afferent nerve fibers
Afterimage
Age of viability
Aggression
Agonist
Agoraphobia
Alcmaeon (fl. ca. 500 B.C.) (Psyc 375)
Alcohol
Allegory of the cave (Psyc 375)
Altruism
Altruistic surrender (Psyc 375)
Amnesia
Analogy of the divided line (Psyc 375)
Anatomy is destiny (Psyc 375)
Anaximander (ca. 610 - 540 B.C.)
Angell, James Rowland (1869 - 1949) (Psyc 375)
Animal magnetism (Psyc 375)
Animal spirits (Psyc 375)
Animation
Animism
Animism (Greeks) (Psyc 375)
Anomalies (Psyc 375)
Antagonist
Antecedents
Anterograde amnesia
Anthropology (Psyc 375)
Anthropomorphism (Psyc 375)
Antianxiety drugs
Anticathexis (Psyc 375)
Antidepressant drugs
Antipsychotic drugs
Antisthenes (ca. 445 - 365 B.C.) (Psyc 375)
Anxiety (Freud) (Psyc 375)
Anxiety (Heidegger) (Psyc 375)
Anxiety disorders
Apollonian aspect of human nature (Psyc 375)
Apperceptive mass (Psyc 375)
Applied psychology
Approach-approach conflict
Approach-approach conflict (Hergenhahn) (Psyc 375)
Approach-avoidance conflict
Approach-avoidance conflict (Hergenhahn) (Psyc 375)
Aptitude tests
Archetype (Hergenhahn) (Psyc 375)
Archetypes
Aristarchus of Samos (ca. 310 - 230 B.C.) (Psyc 375)
Aristotle (384 - 322 B.C.) (Psyc 375)
Artificial somnambulism (Psyc 375)
Associationism (Psyc 375)
Associationism (Aristotle) (Psyc 375)
Attachment
Attention
Attitudes
Attributions
Authentic life (Psyc 375)
Autonomic nervous system
Availability heuristic
Averroes (1126 - 1198) (Psyc 375)
Aversion therapy
Avicenna (980 - 1037) (Psyc 375)
Avoidance learning
Avoidance-avoidance conflict
Avoidance-avoidance conflict (Hergenhahn) (Psyc 375)
Axon

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