Find over 25,000 psychological definitions


door-in-the-facetechnique

a techniqueused to induce compliance, whereby individuals are firstasked a large favour, followed by a smaller favour, which ismore likely to be followed.

Browse dictionary by letter

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Psychology term of the day

September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.