ARBITRATION

a method commonly used for settling controversies. Both parties involved present their arguments and supporting information to an impartial agent, such as a...

ARCUATE FASCICULUS

an actual tract that runs in the brain from Wernicke

ARHINENCCPHALIA ARRHYTHMIA

refers to the abnormal rhythm of the heartbeat. The specific nature of the change in heart rhythm is relatively important in terms of diagnosis...

AROMACHOLOGY

the field of scientific study that attempts to specify and therefore explain the relationships between psychology and fragrance technology. The focus is on temporary...

AROUSAL-BOOST MECHANISM

any stimulus pattern produced by contact with a stimulus that gives rise to a measurable pleasant (pleasure) effect. The arousal is measured by various...

ARTERIOPATHIA HYPERTONICA

a form of arterial degeneration that is often associated with hypertension. The muscle and elastic tissue of the walls of the arterial system increase...

ARTICULATORY STORE

a component of short-term memory that retains only auditory information. This is based on the motor systems involved in pronouncing items, rather than how...

ASAPHOLALIA

a condition characterized by mumbled or indistinct speech.

ASPARTATE

n. one example of an amino acid neurotransmitter that is excitatory at many synapses,

ASSESSMENT

1. in general, refers to the judgment of the quality, worth, importance, or value of something or someone. 2. may be used as a...

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