BATSON V KENTUCKY

n. a 1986 case in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the practice of dismissing jurors without valid cause and due to their...

BEAST FETISHISM

n. a sexual arousal which results from contact with animal fur, hide, or leather. Inanimate as these objects are, they are found to be...

BEGGING THE QUESTION

n. an informal fallacy wherein the initial premise entails the final conclusion. In line with circular reasoning, it is the type wherein the proposition...

BEHAVIOR PATTERN

n. a recurrence of two or more responses which occur in a prescribed arrangement or order. These patterns of behavior develop through operant conditioning....

BEHAVIORAL COACHING

n. a process in which a client is taught, trained, and guided towards learning a new behavior. The role of the coach is to...

BEHAVIORAL ENDOCRINOLOGY

n. the study of the endocrine system in relation to behavior. There is a relationship between how hormones are secreted and how endocine glands...

BEHAVIORAL NEUROCHEMISTRY

n. the study of the influence of biochemical makeup on regulating and altering human behavior. This includes the effect of neurotransmitters on brain and...

BEHAVIORAL SEX THERAPY

n. a form of behavior therapy which focuses on sexual functions and sexual relationships between people. It makes use of behavior analysis on problem...

BEING LOVE (B-LOVE)

n. in humanistic psychology, a new kind of love which is made possible when cognition is fully enhanced. Ascribed to self-actualizers, there is mutuality...

BELLADONNA POISONING

n. toxic reaction triggered by the ingestion of the deadly nightshade plant (Atropa belladonna), specifically its berries. The poison can be traced to their...

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