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Psychology; General psychology

The ability to learn from experience and remember what has been learned. Many animals, such as primates show high level of intelligence.

Activation Synthesis theory

Psychology; General psychology

The Activation Synthesis theory states that dreams are the result of random brain activity during REM sleep.

Philip Zimbardo

Psychology; General psychology

Philip Zimbardo was a psychologist and professor of Stanford University best known for his Stanford Prison Experiment in which he attempted to demonstrate that inherent personality traits of ...

naturalistic observation

Psychology; General psychology

A naturalistic observation is a way of observing and recording behavior in naturally occurring situations without trying to manipulate and control the situation.


Psychology; General psychology

The cognitive process of revising existing cognitive schemas, perceptions, and understanding so that new information can be incorporated. In order to make sense of some new information, you actual ...

Mary Ainsworth

Psychology; General psychology

Mary Ainsworth was a developmental psychologist who is best known for her "Strange Situation" experiment and development of attachment theory.

Rorschach Inkblot Test

Psychology; General psychology

The Rorschach Inkblot Test is a projective test using ambiguous inkblots as stimuli. Patients are instructed to describe the images they see from the inkblots.

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