BOGUS PIPELINE

n. the attachment of a fake diagnostic apparatus on a person under study. The participant is falsely made to believe that this ...

BIZARRE BEHAVIOR

adj. a general term for behavior that is out of the ordinary or far from normal. Markedly unusual and unexpected in a person, it...

BLUSHING

n. an involuntary physiological response which involves a natural reddening of the face. Often a result of feeling self-conscious, it is sometimes linked with...

BASIC ENCOUNTER

n. a meaningful experience characterized by trust and empathy on a mutual level. When a person relates to another positively in this way, the...

BODY TEMPERATURE

n. in biology, refers to the mammalian trait of being warm-blooded. Human beings are able to regulate their own temperature and keep it at...

BETA-GLUCURONIDASE DEFICIENCY

n. a marked deficiency in the enzyme P-gluconidase. Such deficiency prevents the metabolic breakdown of complex carbohydrates, resulting in the buildup of mucopolysaccharides (also...

BEHAVIORAL WEIGHT CONTROL THERAPIES

n. a form of intervention therapy which helps clients change the way they eat and exercise. The goal is to prevent obesity, achieve healthy...

BEHAVIOR CONTROL

n. the exercise of influence and authority over human behavior. For instance, undesirable behavior can be redirected through psychological manipulation in the form of...

BRAIN PATHOLOGY

n. the study of diseases and disorders related to the brain. It also covers all pathological conditions which affect brain tissue. Also, refers to...

BAR DISPLAY

n. a machine display which applies to ergonomics. As the values of a system fluctuate, these are displayed through rectangular bars of equal width...

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