Science / Astrology / Aspects: The angular distance, calculated in specific number of degrees of the chart wheel, between two celestial planets or points. It also provides the nature of the relationship between planets.

Hard Aspects

Science / Astrology / Hard Aspects: Aspects that stimulate action or tension and induce motivation. All hard aspects are disharmonious to some extent except the conjunction and parallel, whose influence depends largely upon the natures MORE

Inharmonious Aspects

Science / Astrology / Inharmonious Aspects: Aspects in which planetary energies do not combine smoothly, mainly the semi-square, square, sesquiquadrate, quincunx, and opposition; also called difficult aspects. See also hard aspects. MORE

Zodiacal Aspects

Science / Astrology / Zodiacal Aspects: Aspects based upon planets' zodiacal longitude as distinguished from parallels and contaparallels, which depend upon declination. MORE

Mundane Aspects

Science / Astrology / Mundane Aspects: Aspects by house rather than by degree. For example, a mundane sextile from a planet on the cusp of the second house to one on the cusp of the fourth might be less or more than the 60° required for a MORE

Passivity Phenomena

Science / Psychiatry / Passivity Phenomena: delusional belief that an external agency is controlling the aspects of oneself that are usually under ones own control, e.g. though alienation, made feelings, made impulses, made actions and somatic MORE

Projective Identification

Science / Psychiatry / Projective Identification: A term introduced by Melanie Klein to refer to the unconscious process of projection of one or more parts of the self or of the internal object into another person (such as the mother). What is projec MORE