BOGUS PIPELINE

An apparatus attached to a subject who is then told it can detect if the answer is true. It can't of course but...

BORDERLINE

Antything that is difficult to clasify as it crosses 2 borders with its features.

BOTTOM-UP ANALYSIS

An approach to problem solving that starts with the specific instance and then works up through analytical levels and ends up with a hypothesis....

BOXER'S DEMENTIA

The chronic and slow progressing dementia caused by repeated blows to the head. People appear to be 'punch drunk'. Also cause Dementia pugilistica.

BRAIN

This is the large organ that sits in the skull and controls all of our body's systems. Also called encephalon. See localisation theory.

BRAIN LOCALIZATION THEORY

The therories that state different areas of the braindo different functions. More recent studies have found that some areas of the brain do control...

BRAIN-DERIVED NEUROTROPHIC FACTOR (BI)NF)

Neurotrophic factor possibly important in regulating synaptic plasticity, neuronal survival and neurogenesis.

BREAST

The human mammary gland. See gynacomastia.

BRIEF PSYCHOTIC DISORDER

A short term disturbance of at least one psychotic symptom that mat develop after a time of extreme stress.

BROADBENT, DONALD E

Uk psychologist, 1926- 1993, looked at inattention problems and memory and how it affected military communications.

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