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Nugent, Pam M.S.

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Pam holds a masters in Child Psychology and is an avid supporter of Psychology academics.

LAW OF ADVANTAGE

The theory that defines the process of thinking when one of two or more inconsistent or incompatible responses has an advantage it will occur...

LAURENCE-MOON-BIEDL SYNDROME

A degenerative disorder characterized by a degree of obsety, below average intelligence, retina abnormalities, and extra fingers or toes. Associated with night blindness,...

LAUGHTER

A vocalization used to express joy, happiness or amusement. Created by the rapid contraction and relaxation of the stomach and through breathing. ...

LATITUDE OF REJECTION

Positions an indvidual holds that allows them to reject certain behaviors.

LATITUDE OF ACCEPTANCE

The basis of attitudal positions a person would prefer and the range of positions the individual considers acceptable. The first part of the social...

LATERAL-LINE SYSTEM

The sensory system found in fish and some amphibians that helps the animal determine the motion of the water in relations to the body...

LATERALIZED READINESS POTENTIAL

The measure that stimuli will produce a particular response to use either the left or right name based on past discovery.

LATERALIZATION

The correlation between hemisphere lateralization and handedness or dominance in relation to the right or left hemisphere.

LATERAL LEMNISCUS

Nerve bundles that run from the auditory nuclei to the brainstem and terminating at the inferior colliclur and is responsible for hearing.

LATERAL HYPOTHALAMUS (LH)

The portion of the hyothalamus which aides in the process of eating and stimulation of this part of the brain increases food intake.

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