DEVELOPMENTAL ARITHMETIC DISORDER

The designation for mathematics disorder.

DIMMING EFFECT

1. effect of bright light with fainter lights evident. 2. The increase in brightness of an image coming from dimming the background.

DEPENDENT-PART QUALITY

Gestalt psychology. The quality of a part that is derived from its relationship with the whole.

DISTAL RESPONSE

The response an organism has that has an effect on the environment. Compare proimal response.

DENDRITIC THORN, DENDRITIC TREE

Total arrangements of the dendrites of one neuron.

DEPRESSIVE ANXIETY

Psychoanalytic theory. An anxiety based on fearing your hostile feelings towards others.

DIRECT REFLEX

A reflex with a receptor and effector on the same side of the body.

DISCRIMINANT ANALYSIS

A statistical method where information from predictor variables allows maximal discrimination in a set of predefined groups.

DIN COLOR SYSTEM

European system for colour by the attributes of hue, luminosity and saturation.

DUMMY VARIABLE CODING

A way of assigning numerical values to a categorical variable so that it reflects class membership.

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