Glossary F

Deutsch: Falsifikation

Falsification refers to a form of deception that creates a fiction; a lie.

Fame, in the context of psychology, refers to the state of being widely recognized, celebrated, or renowned by a large number of people. It is a concept deeply rooted in human social behavior and the desire for recognition and acknowledgment. This article explores the psychological aspects of fame, providing examples, discussing risks and applications, offering recommendations, and addressing potential treatments and healing methods. Additionally, it briefly delves into the historical and legal perspectives of fame.

familial aggregation refers to the extent to which a disorder would be found among a patient’s relatives.

Familial concentration refers to the rate of occurrence of a particular characteristic, such as specific language impairment within a family . High Familial concentration suggests a genetic basis.

Familial mental retardation (FMR) is defined as form of mental retardation that does not involve biological damage, but instead represents the low end of the normal distribution of intelligence.

Familial sinistrality refers to the degree of left-handedness within the nuclear and extended family .

Familial studies of intelligence is defined as studies in which some measure or measures of intelligence among people of a known genetic relationship are correlated; the extent to which performance varies as a function of genetic similarity is used as an indication of the heritability of that measure. Please see also Heritability.

Familialism refers to a cultural value that emphasizes close family relationships, bonds, and ties.