SAT Vocabulary Words Lesson 7

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Lesson 7, Social Sciences.


 
  
Created Jan 19, 2012
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Aberrant
 
Deviating from what is normal or typical. Abnormal.
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Anthropomorphism
 
Attributing human shape to gods, objects, animals.
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Archetype
 
Model; original pattern; prototype.
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Authoritarian
 
Characterized by unquestioning obedience to authority.
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Catharsis
 
The relieving of emotions by art; the alleviation of fears by bringing them to consciousness.
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Demography
 
The science of vital statistics, as of births, deaths, population, ect.
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Epidemiology
 
The branch of medicine that investigates the causes and controls of epidemics.
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Euthanasia
 
Method of causing death painlessly; mercy killing.
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Extrovert
 
A person who is active and expressive; a person who is outgoing.
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Psychic
 
Of the psyche or mind; beyond natural or known physical
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Psychopath
 
A person afflicted with a mental disorder.
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Psychotherapy
 
Using forms of mental treatment to cure nervous disorders.
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Schizophrenia
 
A mental disorder characterized by delusions of persecutions and omnipotence.
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Subliminal
 
Below the threshold of conscious perception
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Trauma
 
An emotional experience that has a lasting psychic effect.

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