BASAL FOREBRAIN

Refers to a region of the ventral forebrain, near the corpus callosum which contains cholinergic neurons which are believed to be implicated in memory,...

BIZARRE BEHAVIOR

Odd, strange or unexpected behaviour. May or may not be a symptom of a brain disorder.

BEHAVIORAL PHARMACOLOGY

n. an interdisciplinary field referred to as psychopharmacology. It studies the action and effect of psycho-active, mood-altering drugs on behavior. Using techniques and approaches,...

BIOSOCIAL

adj. anything which relates to the interaction between biological and social factors. In line with human behavior, it may be used for disorders in...

BRIGHTNESS ADAPTATION

An apparent decrease in light intensity after being in very bright light .

BLACKOUT

n. a complete loss of consciousness which may be accompanied by a memory lapse and loss of cognition upon revival. It may be caused...

BUTTERFLY EFFECT

a term which describes nonlinear causal relationships, in the way that the fluttering of a butterfly's wings in one side of the world causes...

BASIC TECHNIQUE (BT)

n. in parapsychology, refers to the use of Zener cards as a method to detect precognition. This cognitive ability is often associated with extrasensory...

BEHAVIORAL TOXICITY

n. the acute, adverse effects of exposure to toxic substances. As to the severity of the condition, toxic substances such as strong chemicals and...

BREATHING

n. the mechanism of respiration which alternates between inhalation (breathing in) and exhalation (breathing out). It is a process of ventilating the lungs and...

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