Glossary F

Functional theory of group decision making refers to a conceptual analysis of the steps or processes that groups generally follow when making a decision, with a focus on the intended purpose of each step or process in the overall decision-making sequence.
Functional tolerance refers to the decreased behavioral effects of a drug as a result of its regular use

Functional-equivalence hypothesis refers to belief that although visual imagery is not identical to visual perception, it is functionally equivalent to it
Functionalism is a term in the Psychology of Language that refers to the theory that the structure of language has a basis in the communicative functions language serves.

Functionalist perspective (on emotions) refers to a theory specifying the major purpose of an emotion is to establish, maintain, or change one’s relationship with the environment to accomplish a goal ; emotions are not viewed as discrete early in life but as entities that emerge with age
Functionally disabled refers to a person with a mental or physical impairment that limits his or her 's capacity for independent living.

Functioning adenomas is defined as pituitary tumors that play an "uninvited" role in the operation of the pituitary gland, usually affecting the release of the gland's hormones.
Functions refer to the four (4) ways of receiving and responding to the world. Thinking, feeling , sensing, and intuiting are called Functions.

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