Find over 25,000 psychological definitions


Wernicke'sarea

 area of the left temporalcortex Wernicke proposed to be the centre of language comprehension, whereby soundpatterns of words are stored, in order to convert speech sounds into words.

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

June 19th 2021

negativereinforcement

in operantconditioning, a method to increase the probability and strength of aresponse by removing or withholding an aversive stimuli  (negative reinforcer)