Glossary F

Fatigue refers to a loss of work capacity that results when the body depletes its energy and is unable to maintain a steady level of performance.

Fatigue effect is a form of carryover effect in which behavior decreases over the course of an experiment

Fawn means to exhibit affection or attempt to please, as a dog does by wagging its tail, whining, or cringing. 2. Fawn may also mean to seek favor or attention by flattery and obsequious behavior .

FD/FI is the short form of Field dependence/Field independence which refers to a cognitive/thinking styles defined by the degree to which a person can perceive parts of a visual field separately from the whole. Please see also Field independence versus Field dependence

Fear refers to an unpleasant emotional reaction experienced in the face of perceived danger. It builds quickly in intensity and helps to organize the person's responses to threats from the environment.

Fear appeals is defined as efforts to change attitudes by arousing fear to induce the motivation to change behavior . Fear appeals are used to try to get people to change poor health habits .
Fear of Meaninglessness refers to the fear of having no direction, purpose, or ultimate
Fear stage refers to the third emotional stage following the announcement of a layoff, in which employees worry about how they will survive financially.