BREAST-PHANTOM PHENOMENON

The illusion that an removed breast is still there.

BRIGHTNESS

Perception of intensity of light dpending the amplitude of the light wave. See luminance- contrast.

BROCA'S AREA

The area of the brain associated with speaking and speech.

BROWN-PETERSON DISTRACTOR TECHNIQUE

Used in memory studies. A patient is asked to remember 3 words and then is distracted by asked to count backwards and is then...

BUFFER 1

A temporary memory store.

BUNDLE HYPOTHESIS

The idea that sensory features are bound together or bundled together in conscious experiences. See binding hypothesis.

BUST-TO-WAIST RATIO

Ratio giving the curvaciousness by dividing bust measurement by waist measurement.

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