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empirical-rational strategy

in social psychology, the idea that societal and institutional change can be brought about if the public receives enough convincing factual evidence. The concept holds that reason alone can motivate people to change their attitudes. See also normative-reeducative strategy; power-coercive strategy.

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kinesthetic hallucination

kinesthetic hallucination

a false perception of body movement.