By American Pscyhological Association
It is a compact and financial student's model of the seriously acclaimed ""APA Dictionary of Psychology"". It includes 5,000 entries supplying transparent and authoritative definitions - together with many revised and up to date definitions from the mum or dad dictionary. It contains approximately two hundred entries that experience by no means seemed within the mum or dad dictionary or its abridgment, the ""APA Concise Dictionary of Psychology"", chosen via comparability with the very best and most well liked textbooks at present in use on collage campuses. It deals easy assurance throughout ninety sub disciplines of psychology - with distinctive emphasis on box often encountered in undergraduate reports: common, social, developmental, irregular, and cognitive psychology, in addition to neuroscience and simple method and data. there's an appendix directory significant figures within the background of psychology and their relation to outdoors disciplines and professions.
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A n x i e t y n. an emotion characterized by apprehension and somatic symptoms of tension in which an individual anticipates impending danger, catastrophe, or misfortune. The body often mobilizes itself to meet the perceived threat: Muscles become tense, breathing is faster, and the heart beats more rapidly. Anxiety may be distinguished from FEAR both conceptually and physiologically, although the two terms are often used interchangeably. The former is considered a disproportionate response to a vague, unidentifiable threat whereas the latter is an appropriate response to a clearly identifiable and specific threat.
See MEAN. average evoked p o t e n t i a l (AEP) the summated electrical responses of the brain (see EVOKED POTENTIAL) to repeated presentations of the same stimulus. " Also called average evoked response (AER). a u t o r e c e p t o r n. a molecule in the membrane of a presynaptic neuron that regulates the synthesis and release of a neurotransmitter by that neuron by monitoring how much transmitter has been released and "telling" the neuron. aversion n. a physiological or emotional response indicating dislike for a stimulus.
Manifestations and features of the disorder appear before age 3 but vary greatly across children according to developmental level, language skills, and chronological age. They may include a lack of awareness of the feelings of others, impaired ability to imitate, absence of social play, abnormal speech, abnormal nonverbal communication, and a preference for maintaining environmental sameness. assess the FREQUENCY SELECTIVITY of the auditory system. a u d i t o r y nerve the portion of the vestibulocochlear nerve concerned with the sense of hearing.