BABY TALK

1. refers to any sounds used by a child in the early stages of speech development. See also babbling- prespeech development. 2. also refers...

BRIGHTNESS CONSTANCY

n. a condition of maintaining perceptual constancy in viewing familiar objects. Thus, anything familiar to the eye (like a blank sheet of white paper)...

BEHAVIOR RATING

n. a position assigned to the behavior in question. This position is usually in reference to the scale of an assessment tool or an...

BREATHING-RELATED SLEEP DISORDER

in DSM-IV-TR, refers to a primary sleep disorder in which sleep is frequently interrupted due to difficulty in breathing (e.g. sleep apnea). ...

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...

BURIDAN'S ASS

Used to illustrate how difficult it is to make a decision based solely on desirability. The ass starves to death while standing between 2...

BRACHIUM CONJUNCTIVUM

The superior cerebellar peduncle that runs from each hemisphere of our cerebellum to the pons.

BEHAVIORAL PHENOTYPE

The pattern of behaviour that is associated with biological disorders. Motor, linguistic, cognitive and social skills are included.

BOUNDED RATIONALITY

Used in decision making and is constrained by a person's limit os knowledge, cognitive limitations and factors that arise from real life situations where...

BENIGN STUPOR

n. as lethargic state which is characterized by apathy. The patient stays indifferent to the surrroundings and is unresponsive to stimuli. Although the body...

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