Actualizing tendency
Humanistic Psychology

What Is the Actualizing Tendency?

According to humanist psychologist Carl Rogers, human beings have an innate drive to grow as individuals and to achieve their full potential. He referred to this desire as the actualizing tendency. Self-Actualization and the Actualizing […]

Extraneous variable
Psychology Dictionary

What Is an Extraneous Variable?

Extraneous variables are anything in a psychology experiment other than the independent and dependent variables. The variables can present challenges and introduce errors, so it is important for experiments to control these extraneous factors. How […]