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MANAGERIAL PSYCHOLOGY

Managerial Psychology: Definition, History, and Further Reading Managerial psychology is a field of research and practice that focuses on the psychological aspects of management, such as the study of leadership, group dynamics, organizational behavior, and employee motivation. It is a multi-disciplinary field, drawing on various areas of psychology such as organizational, industrial-organizational, cognitive, and social …

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MALE CHAUVINISM

Male Chauvinism Definition Male chauvinism, also known as male egoism, is a term used to describe a form of male-dominated behavior characterized by an exaggerated sense of superiority and entitlement over women. This behavior is often expressed through sexist attitudes and beliefs that women are inferior to men in some way. History The term ‘Male …

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MALPRACTICE

Malpractice: Definition, History, and Further Reading Malpractice is a form of professional negligence that occurs when a healthcare professional deviates from the accepted standard of care, resulting in harm to the patient. This term is often used in legal contexts to refer to medical negligence, where a medical provider has failed to provide a reasonable …

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MINIMUM SEPARABLE

Minimum separable (MS) is a theory developed by mathematicians to describe a set of equations that can be separated into two distinct groups. The theory is based on the idea that a given set of equations can be divided into two or more smaller sets which can be solved independently. The MS theory has been …

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MIRROR READING

Mirror Reading: A Comprehensive Overview Reading in reverse, or “mirror reading,” is a phenomenon in which a person reads text from right to left instead of from left to right. This phenomenon has been widely studied in recent decades, and has been found to be linked to various neurological and cognitive disorders. This article provides …

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MINIATURE LIFE SITUATIONS

Miniature Life Situations: Definition, History and Further Reading Introduction Miniature life situations (MLSs) are small-scale simulations of life situations, such as job interviews, social interactions, or other everyday scenarios. Originating from the fields of psychology and education, MLSs have become increasingly popular in recent years as a tool to assess and improve individuals’ social, emotional, …

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MIMETIC

Mimetic: Definition, History, and Further Reading Mimetic, from the Latin mimesis, meaning “imitation”, is a term used to describe the process of imitation, such as mimicking the actions of another or imitating the behavior of a specific group. The concept of mimesis has been around since ancient Greece and has been used in a wide …

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MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (CIRCULAR AND MIXED TYPES)

Manic-Depressive Reaction (Circular and Mixed Types): Definition, History, and Further Reading Manic-depressive reaction, also known as bipolar disorder, is a mental illness characterized by alternating periods of mania and depression. It is classified into two distinct subtypes: circular and mixed. This article provides a brief overview of the definition, history, and prevalence of manic-depressive reaction …

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METABOLIC EQUIVALENT

Metabolic Equivalent: Definition, History, and Further Reading Metabolic equivalent (MET) is a unit of measure that is used to quantify the intensity of physical activity, and is one way that physical activity energy expenditure can be estimated. It is defined as the amount of energy expended in one minute of physical activity, and is typically …

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MANGANESE POISONING

Manganese Poisoning: Definition, History, and Future Perspectives Manganese poisoning, also known as manganism, is an occupational neurological disorder that typically results from inhalation of manganese dust or fumes. It is a rare condition that primarily affects the central nervous system (CNS) and is characterized by a wide range of symptoms, including cognitive and behavioral changes, …

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