GABA AGONISTS

These are the compounds that augment the effect at GABA receptor sites and on the action of GABA. There are direct and indirect effects....

GALTON BAR

the name for the instrument that measures the difference threshold, that is just a noticeable difference, for visual linear distances. This was defined by...

GAMMA WAVE

Electroencephalography. Type of brain wave that tends to be irregular, low in amplitude, fast, ranging from 20 to 70 Hz and with power peaking...

GARGOYLISM

the name of the facial appearance of a person with Hurler's syndrome. Skull is long and narrow, broad nose bridge, open mouth with protruding...

GATEKEEPER ROLE

the responsibility of judges to determine the admissibility in court of both scientific and non-scientific expert testimony according to criteria relevant to reliability.

GENDER ASSIGNMENT

the term used for the classification of an infant at birth as either male or female. Children born with ambiguous genitalia are usually assigned...

GENDER SCRIPT

a temporally organised gender related sequence of events. A female gender script can be laundry, cooking and male gender script can be building, mowing...

GENERAL AROUSAL

the level of energy expenditure that is proposed as one of the two dimensions in terms of which all human behaviour can be explained,...

GENERAL WILL

the aims and intentions of the population in regard to an issue or future outcome that will arise from an interaction. Introduced by Jean-Jacques...

GENERIC NAME

a non-proprietary name for a pharmaceutical compound that is adopted by the US Adopted Name Council and when recognised by US Pharmacopeia becomes the...

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