Afterdischarge Law Of

SKINNER'S DESCRIPTIVE BEHAVIOR/ OPERANT CONDITIONING THEORY.

AFTEREFFECTS HYPOTHESIS. See APPARENT MOVEMENT, PRINCIPLES AND THEORIES OF; CAPALDI'S THEORY.

AFTERIMAGE LAW. See EMMERT'S LAW.

AFTERIMAGES, POSITIVE/NEGATIVE, THEORY OF. See PURKINJE EFFECT/ PHENOMENON/SHIFT.

AGEISM, THEORY OF. The American gerontologist Robert N. Butler (1927- ) proposed that people have a strong belief in the intrinsic superiority of those individuals who occupy a certain age range (typically the younger age brackets before age 60) that is accompanied, also, by discrimination, stereotyping, and prejudice on the part of the believer. The theory of ageism indicates a potential societal bias - usually against old people -on the basis of age that is equivalent to traditional societal biases that are based on an individual's race, sex, or ethnicity. See also PREJUDICE, THEORIES OF; AGING, THEORIES OF.

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