Glossary F

Future projection means playing a situation that could occur at some time in the future. For example, playing out an interaction with a future son-in-law
Future-focused question refers to a type of structured interview question in which applicants are given a situation and asked how they would handle it.

Futures research refers to a multidisciplinary branch of operations research whose principle aim is to facilitate long-range planning based on 1. forecasting from the past supported by mathematical models ; 2. Cross-disciplinary treatment of its subject matter; 3. systematic use of expert judgment, and; 4. a systems-analytical approach to its problems.

Futurist refers to a person one who studies the future.

Fuzzy traces is a term used in Fuzzy-trace theory zjaz refer to imprecise memory representations that are more easily accessed, generally require less effort to use, and are less susceptible to interference and forgetting than verbatim traces.

Fuzzy-trace theory refers to the theory proposed by Brainerd and Reyna that postulates that people encode experiences on a continuum from literal, verbatim traces to fuzzy, ghost-like traces. Likewise, it is Brainerd and Reyna's theory that proposes that information is encoded on a continuum from verbatim to fuzzy, ghost-like traces, and that developmental differences in many aspects of cognition can be attributed to age differences in encoding and in differences in sensitivity to output interference .

Fyodor Dostoevsky one of the major contributors to Existential thought. Fyodor Dostoevsky' s work focuses on individual will, freedom, and suffering. Literally characters struggle with meaning of life in an intrapsychic manner.

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