BEHAVIOR

n. an action, activity, or process which can be observed and measured. Often, these actions, activities, and processes are initiated in response to stimuli...

BEAST FETISHISM

n. a sexual arousal which results from contact with animal fur, hide, or leather. Inanimate as these objects are, they are found to be...

BIOSOCIAL DEVELOPMENTAL THEORY

n. an approach which studies the biological and social background of human behavior. It explores how the biological aspects of nervous, biochemical, and genetic...

BOOMERANG EFFECT

n. in social psychology, refers to a persuasive form of communication sent to a receiver, yet returned back with the opposite reaction.Thus, the consequential...

BOOTSTRAPPING

n. in linguistics, refers to a child's ability to acquire more knowledge and apply more complex rules after accomplishing the initial task of language...

BASELINE

n. a line that serves as a basis or reference point for observing behavior. Because this behavioral performance is stable, it is often used...

BODY BUILD

n. the overall structure of the body based on three components which are type, size, and composition. As to body type, a person can...

BILIS

n. a culture-bound type of sickness associated with the Mexican and Latin-American cultures. Caused by intense feelings of rage or anger, its symptoms...

BIOLOGICAL FACTOR

n. Anything which affects the function and behavior of a living organism. Internally, this factor can be a physical, physiological, chemical, neurological, or genetic...

BLIND SPOT

n. in vision, refers to the area of the eye where the image hits the optic disk and, thus, cannot be seen. In psychoanalysis,...

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