ANODAL POLARIZATION

refers to the flowing of electrical current toward the positive pole, for example, in a nerve cell. Typically in this case, the current would...

ANOPIA

n. blindness in one or both halves of the visual field, resulting from defects or injury to the central or peripheral visual system. Also...

ANSCHAUUNG

n. the German term for intuition. Coined by Immanuel Kant (1724-1804) this concept refers to immediate - as opposed to conceptual knowing, for example,...

ANTEROGRADE

describes the concept of moving forward in space and time.

ANTIANDROGEN THERAPY

a type of medical treatment using anitandrogens to mitigate an excessive level of male hormones. Specifically, it may correct hair loss, prostrate cancer, and...

ANTICIPATORY IMAGE

a mental image that allows a person to envision transformations of that image, even if such transformations have not occurred in the past. According...

ANTIHISTAMINES

n. Refers to a drug that has the effect of countering the effects of the allergen.

ANTISOCIAL BEHAVIOR

aggressive, impulsive, and often violent actions that violate protective rules, conventions, and codes of a society - for example, laws. Compare also pro-social behavior.

ANXIETY HYSTERIA

in psychoanalysis, this refers to a neurosis in which the anxiety generated by unconscious sexual conflicts is expressed by way of phobia. For example,...

APA STYLE

specific guidelines and standards for communicating materials. For example, writing (e.g., grammar) and formatting (e.g., data display, headings). These guidelines apply to students, instructors,...

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