GABA,, RECEPTOR

one of the two main types of receptor protein that bind the neurotransmitter gamma-amino- butyric acid (GABA).

GOLTZ SYNDROME

a congenital disorder featuring eye anomalies, absent or extra digits and skin lesions, particularly nodules of herniated subcutaneous fat in thin skin areas. A...

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....

GROUP CONSCIOUSNESS

the thoughts of the group. Compare crowd mind. See also folk soul. It was first described by French psychologist Gustave Le Bon, 1841-1931.

GALVANIC SKIN RESPONSE (GSR)

a response to stimuli that produces a change in the electrical resistance of the skin mainly in areas where there is no hair growth....

GERIATRIC REHABILITATION

the restoration of mobility and the ability to live independently for people with geriatric disorders. Many problems of old age are not inevitable and...

GENDER CODING

the term used in assigning particular traits or behaviours exclusively or predominantly to males or females.

GHOST IMAGE

an apparition usually only seen by one person at a time of a body like form. They are often seen in time of emotional...

GROUP SOCIALIZATION THEORY

Theory of development of personality where children are socialised by peers and influence from adults filters down to the peer groups. Children seek to...

GENERAL GENETIC LAW OF CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT

The idea that a child's development is embedded in culture and occurs on two planes: first the social, between individuals, and later the psychological,...

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