GUARDIANSHIP

Term for a legal arrangement that will place the care of a person into the hands of another person if the first person is...

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...

GILLES DE LA TOURETTE SYNDROME

(Tic de Guinon, tic convulsive, multiple tics with coprolalia, im- bacco). A rare disorder of unknown etiology found in Asia and Africa; first described...

GEOCENTRIC THEORY

Theory of Ptolemy stating the earth is the centre of the universe and the bodies in the heavens all move around it. Compare heliocentric...

GRIP STRENGTH TEST

the name of the test where the strength of hand grip is assessed with a dynamometer. It is part of the Halstead-Reitan neuropsychological battery....

GROUP DEVELOPMENT

1. Natural patterns of growth and change in a life span of groups. Distinct stages than incremental ones. Not cyclic and repetitious. 2. Strategic...

GENITAL HERPES

a herpes infection on the genitals caused by Herpes simplex type 2. transmitted by sexual contact and by hand to hand contact in large...

GENETICS

The branch of biology concerning the mechanisms and phenomena of heredity and the laws that determine inherited traits. See behavior genetics; biogenesis; political genetics;...

GROUP MIND

the hypothetical and transcendent consciousness that is created by fusing people's minds into a collective like a nation or a race. Also called collective...

GRAEFENBERG SPOT (G-SPOT)

Area on the anterior wall of the vagina, about 4 cm (1-2 in.) into the vagina. Some women experience pleasure from stimulation of this...

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