Amnesia, memory loss that occurs without other mental difficulties. The type of amnesia immortalized in countless Hollywood films involves a victim who receives a blow to the head and is unable to remember anything from his or her past. In reality, amnesia of this type, known as retrograde amnesia, is quite rare.
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Functionalism is an early approach to psychology that concentrated on what the mind does-the functions of mental activity-and the role of
- Concrete operational stage
According to Piaget, the period from 7 to 12 years of age that is characterized by logical thought and a loss of egocentrism, this stage is called concrete operational stage.
- Psycho-physiological disorders
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- Panic disorder
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- Long-term memory
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- Interpersonal therapy (IPT)
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- Learning theory approach
The learning theory approach suggesting that language acquisition follows the principles of reinforcement and conditioning.