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GLOSSARY

Anecdotal method The use of observational (often unscientific) reports as research data.

Archetypes In Carl Jung’s theory, the inherited patterns or frameworks within the collective unconscious that act to organize our experiences. Archetypes often feature in myths and narratives.

Association i) A philosophical explanation for the formation of knowledge, stating that it results from the linking or association of simple ideas to form complex ideas. ii) A link between two psychological processes, formed as a result of their pairing in past experience.

Associationism An approach that claims that inborn or acquired neural links bind stimuli and responses together, resulting in distinct patterns of behavior.

Attachment An emotionally important ...

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