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...

BARBITURATES

Are a group of drugs, chemically derived from barbituric acid which depress the activity of the central nervous system in the human body. Barbituates...

BIOLOGICALLY SECONDARY ABILITY

The builds upon a primary ability and often requires repetition to learn fully.

BETA LEVEL

in statistics, refers to the probability of arriving at a false negative. As such, a person will make the wrong move of retaining the...

BODYBUILDING

n. a program for developing muscle bulk, reducing body fat, and building lean muscles. This is accomplished through weightlifting training and workout programs designed...

BODY MEMORY

A recollection of a trauma through pain, tension, arousal or discomfort that is not accompanied with words. See sensory motor memory.

BALANCE THEORY

refers to the theory that people tend to prefer elements held in thoughts to be congruent with their behaviors (i.e., balanced). Balanced systems are...

BEHAVIORAL DYNAMICS

n. a descriptive analysis of the internal behavior patterns which motivate or cause the overt, external behavior. There is a dynamic relationship between behavior...

BIPOLAR DISORDERS

n. in psychiatry, refers to a major affective disorder marked by episodes of mania and depression. These episodes are often alternating but they can...

BROCA'S AREA

n. the region of speech located posteriorly to the inferior frontal convolution of the left cerebral hemisphere in right-handed people (with exceptions). First discovered...

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