BERN SEX ROLE INVENTORY (BSRI)

n. a self-administered test on masculinity and femininity which rates your personal traits on a scale of 1 to 7. There are 60 traits...

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...

BILATERAL SYMMETRY

n. in anatomy, refers to a symmetrical arrangement of body parts such that either half (left or right) is an approximate mirror image of...

BINARY VARIABLE

in statistics, refers to a variable that has only one of two values or codes (either-or). Common examples include male versus female, masculine versus...

BIOECOLOGICAL THEORY OF INTELLIGENCE

n. a less-than-traditional approach to the study of intelligence. This theory recognizes the role of society and the environment in shaping human intelligence. In...

BIOINFORMATIONAL THEORY

n. a theory which explains why, in the process of imagery, a person should focus on making the image more vivid and real so...

BIOLOGICAL TRANSDUCING SYSTEM

n. the concept that biological systems do have the capacity to convert (or transduce) energy from one form to another. This done through biological...

BIORHYTHMS

n. periodic, naturally-occurring cycles which occur as part of a biological process or function. There are three known cycles, namely: physical, emotional, and intellectual....

BIPEDAL LOCOMOTION

n. the physical and mechanical ability to walk upright on two feet, that is, using the two rear limbs or the legs. The organism...

BIRTH INJURY

n. post natal complications which results from delivery. During birth, the injury may be in the form of physical malformation or brain damage. The...

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