Glossary A

Auxiliary function refers to the function that takes over when the superior function is not operating. It includes thinking, feeling, sensing, and intuiting.

Availability refers to how easy or difficult it is for someone to bring a schema or concept to mind.

Availability (in memory ) refer to memories currently stored in memory are available.
Availability heuristic refers to a mental rule of thumb whereby people base a judgment on the ease with which they can bring something to mind.

Average refers to the number derived by adding up all the test scores and dividing the total by the number of pupils who took the test.
Average children is a term applied to children’s popularity, children who are liked and disliked by different classmates, but with relatively little intensity

Average life expectancy refers to the age at which half of the people born in a particular year will have died; an estimate of the average number of years a group of people will live

Average longevity refers to the length of time it takes for half of all people born in a certain year to die.