CATALYSIS

n. the acceleration or speeding up of a chemical reaction. This process is achieved with the participation of a catalyst, usually an enzyme or...

CATATONIA

n. a state of fixed or bizarre posture and muscular rigidity. Otherwise, it may be accompanied by motor disturbances such overactivity and catalepsy. The...

CATEGORICAL THOUGHT

n. a form of abstract thinking which involves more of the use of philosophical concepts and generalized classifications. This is a standard of rationality...

CATTELL, JAMES MCKEEN

(1860-1944) a U.S. psychologist who became the first American ever to publish a psychology dissertation and earn a German doctorate. By age 28, he...

CAUSAL TEXTURE

n. the concept that there is a multitude of many different yet mutually-dependent events which exist in natural phenomena. Psychologists and philosophers use this...

CELEXA

n. Trade name for citalopram. Belongs to a group of drugs classified as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). A antidepressant drug, it is used...

CENSORED DATA

n. data in which statistical methods of measures and estimates are not applicable. Specifically, it is a set of data wherein some values are...

CACOETHES

The irresistable and irational desire or compulsion.

CALENDAR CALCULATION

The ability to name the day of the week of any given date in just a few seconds. This ability is rare and seen...

CALVINISM

Type of Protestant Christianity based on teaching by John Calvin. He taught that God will only give salvation to those who are predestined to...

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