Acronyms, Abbreviations and Terms
ABA [abbr] Applied Behavioural Analysis.
AD [abbr] Arrested Development.
AIM [abbr] Assessment of Individual Motivation.
analysis or insight test.
AMS [abbr] Altered Mental State.
APD [abbr] Avoidance Personality Disorder.
ASPD [abbr] Anti-Social Personality Disorder.
BM [abbr] Behavioural Modification.
blink eye test.
CBM [abbr] Cognitive Bias Modification, leading to conformation bias.
circular reasoning (Latin; circulus in probando), paradoxical circular logic supporting the premise of an argument, rather than the conclusion.
CBM [abbr] Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy.
CPT [abbr] Continuous Performance Test.
creative solution diagnosis scale. Relevance & Effectiveness+Novelty+Elegance+Genesis.
CRT [abbr] Cognitive Research Theory.
divergent thinking test.
EOC [abbr] Escalation of Commitment.
fusion effect a merging between actual and perceived memory.
GS [abbr] group socialisation.
heuristics referring to experience-based techniques for problem solving, learning, and discovery that give a solution.
intuition fundamentally based on patten recognition.
mere exposure or mere exposure effect.
PAOS [abbr] Person Action Object System
pareidolia the psychological phenomenon, involving an image or sound being perceived as something other, such as the image of a human face or recognisable sound – usually causing a stimulus.
SA [abbr] Separation Anxiety.
torrents drawing test.
VSR [abbr] Visual Sampling Rate.
visual attentional suppression.
what’s this test.