GROUP ROLES

The sets of behaviour that is expected of people in certain roles within the group. Need to be defined in case ambiguity creeps in...

GAMMA MOTION, GAMMA SYNCHRONY

a pattern of electrical activity of the brain that is recorded on an EEC. It is predominant in mental activity such as waking and...

GRANDIOSITY

the term for an exaggerated sense of your own greatness, ability and importance. It can be a delusion of grandeur in its extreme form.

GATE-CONTROL THEORY OF PAIN

the name of the hypothesis that the spinal cord regulates the amount of perceived pain reaching the brain by opening or closing gates for...

GYRATOR TREATMENT

Alternative psychiatric treatment of the 18th and 19th centuries for people with torpid and melancholic conditions that was attributed to a depletion of blood...

GONADOTROPIN

Name of several hormones that stimulate functions of the gonads. They include follicle stimulating hormone and luteinising hormone that is produced by the anterior...

GEL ELECTROPHORESIS

the method of separating molecules of differing size or electrical charge by forcing them to flow through a gel under the influence of an...

GUSTATORY QUALITIES

The range of taste sensations that we are sensitive to. Categorised into basic primary tastes of sweet, salty, sour, umani and bitter. The full...

GENETICISM

the name of the concept that a person's behaviour is inborn, as in Sigmund Freud's theory of instincts and psychosexual development. See genetic determinism.

GUILFORD DIMENSIONS OF INTELLIGENCE

These are the 3 dimensions of intelligence contents, operations and products. Every mental ability is a combination of these 3 factors. Later research by...

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