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My understanding is that the internalizing/externalizing dichotomy refers to the way symptoms are expressed, not the source/cause of the disorder. Internalizing disorders are those that mostly have an internal impact and tend to lead sufferers to withdraw or hide their affliction. Externalizing disorders tend to impact others more directly with outward-...


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A voltage is by definition a potential difference between 2 electrodes. Nonetheless, to record a signal on 1 electrode that is hardly affected by the other reference electrode a distant electrode can be used, referred to as monopolar recording. By contrast, when 2 electrodes are placed close together on the site of interest it is referred to as a bipolar ...


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EEG measures voltage. By definition, voltage is an electric potential difference. There is no meaning of an "absolute" voltage, it's always a difference. Yes, people "attempt" to measure a voltage with only one contact all the time, it happens whenever there is a broken channel or a failure of a ground wire. The result is an amplification ...


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This is called the illusion of control: ... the tendency for people to overestimate their ability to control events; for example, it occurs when someone feels a sense of control over outcomes that they demonstrably do not influence. Some examples from the same source: Subjects are either given tickets at random or allowed to choose their own. They can ...


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