SAT Vocabulary Words Lesson 7

Lesson 7, Social Sciences.
  
Created Jan 19, 2012
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Aberrant
Deviating from what is normal or typical. Abnormal.
Anthropomorphism
Attributing human shape to gods, objects, animals.
Archetype
Model; original pattern; prototype.
Authoritarian
Characterized by unquestioning obedience to authority.
Catharsis
The relieving of emotions by art; the alleviation of fears by bringing them to consciousness.
Demography
The science of vital statistics, as of births, deaths, population, ect.
Epidemiology
The branch of medicine that investigates the causes and controls of epidemics.
Euthanasia
Method of causing death painlessly; mercy killing.
Extrovert
A person who is active and expressive; a person who is outgoing.
Psychic
Of the psyche or mind; beyond natural or known physical
Psychopath
A person afflicted with a mental disorder.
Psychotherapy
Using forms of mental treatment to cure nervous disorders.
Schizophrenia
A mental disorder characterized by delusions of persecutions and omnipotence.
Subliminal
Below the threshold of conscious perception
Trauma
An emotional experience that has a lasting psychic effect.


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