BETWEEN-GROUPS VARIANCE

n. in statistics, refers to the analysis of variance between two groups simultaneously undergoing testing. The variation shown in experimental scores reflects the degree...

BILINGUALISM

n. in linguistics, refers to the ability to use two different languages with equal or almost-equal fluency. A person becomes more fluent in both...

BINOMIAL TEST

n. in statistics, refers to a test of how significant the deviations are from the expected outcome of the distribution in two categories. Here,...

BIOETHICS

n. the study of the implications of new biological developments and medical advancements on a moral and ethical level. In the conduct of any...

BIOLOGICAL FAMILY

n. in law and social medicine, refers to a family and its members who are related by blood. The concept may be discussed in...

BIOLOGISM

n. a viewpoint which focuses on biological principles as a means of interpreting much of human and social behavior. It makes use of known...

BIOSPHERE

n. all areas of the earth which are capable of supporting life. It includes all living organisms, big or small, as well as all...

BIPOLAR CONCEPT

n. the two-dimensional concept of perceiving all phenomena through opposing attributes (e.g. happiness versus sadness). Used in contrast with the unidimensional concept which allows...

BIRTH RITE

n. a traditional rite performed to welcome a child, not only to the world, but also to the family and community. This is religiously...

BLACK BOX

n. a device clearly not accessible to all but the contents of which are highly important. It may also be a model for a...

Latest news