A technique used to validate questions in personality tests by studying the responses of people with known diagnoses, known as test standardization.
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- Latency period
According to Freud, the latency period between the phallic stage and puberty during which children’s sexual concerns are temporarily put aside.
- Neuroscience perspective
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- Unconscious wish fulfillment theory
Sigmund Freud’s unconscious wish fulfillment theory that dreams represent unconscious wishes that dreamers desire to see fulfilled.
Exposure is a behavioral treatment for anxiety in which people are confronted, either suddenly or gradually, with a stimulus that they fear.
- Intimacy-versus-isolation stages
According to Erikson, a period during early adulthood that focuses on developing close relationships, is called intimacy-versus-isolation stages.
- Spontaneous recovery
Spontaneous recovery the reemergence of an extinguished conditioned response after a period of rest and with no further conditioning.
Punishment refers to a stimulus that decreases the probability that a previous behavior will occur again.