GAMMA MOTOR NEURON (GAMMA MOTONEURON)

a term that is applied to any category of motor neurons that control the sensitivity of muscle spindles. Also called intrafusal motor neuron.

GROUP FACTORS

the name for the psychometric entities that underlie group abilities.

GUESS-WHO TECHNIQUE

Term used for rating personalities used in schools where a student will give a short word picture for personality types and need to identify...

GENERATIVITY VERSUS STAGNATION

Generativity is the goal of adulthood including procreation, creativity and fulfilling parental and social responsibility for the next generation. This contrasts with the narrow...

GRACILE FASCICULUS

Medial portion of the dorsal columns of the spinal cord that are composed of ascending fibres that terminate in the nucleus gracilis of the...

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...

GESTALTISM

the name that is given to the belief system used in Gestalt psychology.

GROUP MARRIAGE

Family pattern found in some indigenous cultures and minority religious groups where several men and women live together, sharing household burdens, child rearing and...

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...

GRADE NORM

the name for the standard score or the range of scores representing average achievement of a set group of people. See grade equivalent.

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