Glossary R

Repertory grid also known as Kelly Grid refers to a technique drawn from Personal Construct Psychology devised by psychologist George Kelly which is used to understand the way in which an individual employs his/her own experience in order to make sense of the world. Please see Kelly Grid.

Deutsch: Wiederholung / Español: Repetición / Português: Repetição / Français: Répétition / Italiano: Ripetizione /

Repetition in psychology refers to the act of repeating or duplicating a specific behavior, thought, or action. It plays a significant role in various psychological processes and behaviors, and its effects can vary depending on the context and frequency of repetition. Repetition can have both positive and negative impacts on individuals' mental health and well-being.

Deutsch: Wiederholende Verhaltensweisen / Español: Conductas repetitivas / Português: Comportamentos repetitivos / Français: Comportements répétitifs / Italiano: Comportamenti ripetitivi

Repetitive behaviors in psychology refer to actions that are performed repeatedly and often in a similar manner. These behaviors can manifest in various forms, such as motor movements, verbal expressions, or ritualistic activities, and are commonly observed in certain psychological conditions.

Repine means to feel discontent; to fret. Also to yearn for something.

Deutsch: Replikation / Español: Replicación / Português: Replicação / Français: Réplication / Italian: Replicazione

Replication in psychology is the process of repeating a study or experiment to verify its results and ensure reliability and validity. Replication is a fundamental aspect of the scientific method, helping to establish the robustness and generalizability of research findings.

Repetition of a research study with the same basic procedures used in the original study. The intent of replication is to test the validity of the original study. Either the replication will support the original study by duplicating the original results, or it will cast doubt on the original study by demonstrating that the original result is not easily repeated.

Deutsch: Repräsentation / Español: Representación / Português: Representação / Français: Représentation / Italiano: Rappresentazione

Representation in the psychology context refers to the mental encoding, storage, and recall of information. It involves how information about the world is transformed into mental formats that can be effectively used by the cognitive system to reason, reflect, and act. This concept is crucial in understanding how people perceive, interpret, and interact with their environment.

Deutsch: Repräsentationales Spiel / Español: Juego Representacional / Português: Jogo Representacional / Français: Jeu de Représentation / Italiano: Gioco Rappresentativo /

Representational Play refers to pretend play which emerges when a child begins to use familiar objects in appropriate ways to represent their world, an example is a cooking gas toy where a food is being cooked.

Representativeness refers to the extent to which a sample adequately reflects the characteristics of the population from which it is drawn.