Psychology Glossary Terms E Through M

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E is for emotions, which have a powerful influence over our lives. Thomas Northcut / Getty Images

This index offers a selection of psychology terms beginning with the letters E through M.

Terms A - D | Terms E - MTerms N -  Z

E

ego

ego ideal

ego strength

electra complex

electroconvulsive therapy (ect)

emotion

entp

episodic memory

existentialism

expectation confirmation

experimental method

experimental psychology

explicit memory

extinction

extrinsic motivation

ethnocentrism

experimental group

F

face validity

false memory

fight-or-flight response

figure-ground perspective

fixation

fixed-interval schedule

fixed-ratio schedule

fluid intelligence

forensic psychology

formal operation stage

frequency distribution

fully-functioning person

G

gate-control theory

gender

gender schema theory

general intelligence

generalized anxiety disorder

genital stage

germinal stage

gestalt psychology

glial cells

group therapy

groupthink

H

habituation

hallucinations

halo effect

hawthorn effect

heuristic

hierarchy of needs

hindsight bias

hippocampus

homeostasis

hormones

hypnosis

hypothalamus

hypothesis

hysteria

I

iconic memory

id

identity crisis

i-knew-it-all-along phenomenon

illusory correlation

implicit memory

independent variable

individualistic culture

industrial-organizational psychology

informed consent

instrumental conditioning

intellectualization

intrinsic motivation

introspection

introversion

J

james-lange theory of emotion

just-noticeable difference

just-world phenomenon

K

kin selection

kinesthesis

kohlberg's theory of moral development

L

laissez-faire leadership

latent content

latent learning

latent period

law of effect

learned helplessness

learning

learning style inventory

libido

likert scale

limbic system

long-term memory

longitudinal research

M

mania

manifest content

mean

median

memory consolidation

memory

memory retrieval

mental set

meta-analysis

midbrain

misinformation effect

mode

moro reflex

motivation

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