DECENTERING

1. Techniques used to move from ventured thinking to open-minded thinking. 2. Dissolving the unity between self and identity. See decentration.

DAMPING

noun. A decrease of the magnitude of vibrations, frequently because of energy absorption by the encompassing medium.

DARWINISM

noun. The theory of evolution by natural selection, as initially brought about by British naturalists Alfred Russell Wallace and Charles Darwin.

DAUBERT V MERRELL DOW PHARMACEUTICALS INC

a case which generates an effective ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1993 stipulating that Federal Rules of Evidence, instead of the limited...

DEAFFERENTATION

noun. The lacerating or retraction of axons or neurons that facilitate urges toward a specific nervous system construction.

DEATHBED ESCORTS AND VISIONS

The auditory and visual sights experienced by those near death of relatives coming to guide them through this life to the next. See near...

DECENTRALIZATION

Removing people from a central base to outlying areas.

DANCE EPIDEMIC

a sensation wherein supposed abrupt and uncontrollable dancing stems throughout a large portion of a populace due to a contagion.

DASEIN

proposed by German philosopher Martin Heidegger, the specific type of being that develops in people.

DAUERSCHLAF

noun. A kind of therapy wherein extended sleep in elicited via drugs. It has been employed in the remediation of status epilepticus, minor psychotic...

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