BORSTAL SYSTEM

Treatment used for juvenile offenders that involves rehabilitation through hard work and recreation along with supervision when going back into society.

BRAIN WEIGHT

n. the specific weight of the human brain, which is estimated at around 1,400-1,450 grams in a young and healthy adult. Due to brain...

BASIC ACHIEVEMENT SKILLS INDIVIDUAL SCREENER (BASIS)

The BASIS test has been used as a benchmark test for initial or quick screening for grade-level placements in U.S. schools. The test itself...

BOX PLOT

n. in exploratory data analysis, refers to a diagram which graphically displays numerical data in groups. These are arranged into five separate summaries which...

BORNA DISEASE

n. a viral disease observed in mammals, particularly in horses. The virus is contagious to humans, and the infection can be transmitted intranasally. It...

BREATHING

This is the way we inflate our lungs. In is made up of inhalation and exhalation. See hyperventilation- inspiration-expiration ratio- respiration.

BENDS

Decompression sickness

BIVARIATE

adj. in statistics, refers to data involving two variables whose values can continue to vary. It is used in the statistical analysis of causes...

BEHAVIORAL PROFILE

A person's features of their behaviour represneted in a profile. The profile is based on scores from experiments and tests that places them in...

BIOLOGICAL LIFE EVENTS

n. specific phases in human development wherein age-determined biological changes naturally occur. Mostly acccounted for by physiological changes, these include puberty and menopause. See...

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