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EDUCTION

The comprehension of correlations and relations in an analogy. EDUCTION: “Eduction involves understanding the relationship between the first 2 terms in an analogy.”

EDUCATIONAL ACCELERATION

The progress of education at a faster than normal rate. Designed to keep gifted students interested . EDUCATIONAL ACCELERATION: “Educational acceleration was given to Joe’s son as he was finding normal education boring.”

ECT 1

Abbreviation for electroconvulsive therapy or Elementary cognitive task. ECT 1: “ECT 1 is an abbreviation for electroconvulsive therapy or Elementary cognitive task.”

ECOLOGICAL PERCEPTION

The perception an organism has of its environment and its variables as its place in the real world. See direct perception. ECOLOGICAL PERCEPTION: “An organisms ecological perception is how it perceives its real world environment.”

ECHOIC MEMORY

A persistence of an auditory stimulation in the nervous system at the end of the stimulus. Also called auditory sensory memory. ECHOIC MEMORY: “Echoic memory deals with audio stimulation and lasts only 2-3 seconds.”

EASTERBROOK,

2oth century Canadian psychologist. EASTERBROOK,: “Easterbrook is a Canadian psychologist.”

EXPERIMENTAL REALISM

The extent that an experimental situation is realistic. See mundane realism. EXPERIMENTAL REALISM: “Experimental realism means valid emotional responses are given.”

EXPERIENTIAL HISTORY

The whole background a person has from birth to death. EXPERIENTIAL HISTORY: “Our experiential history includes our social and environmental aspects of our life.”

EX-PATIENT CLUB

Psychiatry. Where an group is organised for ongoing care by former mental patients as part of an aftrcare program. See mental patient organisation. EX-PATIENT CLUB: “Joe was a member of the ex-patient club from the hospital.”

EXOCRINE GLAND

A gland secreting a product through a duct. Compare endocrine gland. EXOCRINE GLAND: “The lacrimal gland excretes tears and is an exocrine gland.”

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