GLUCOSIDES

These produce a soapy lather that also includes ziziphin, gurmarin and hodulcin.

GOAL DIFFICULTY

the term that is used to describe the degree of ability, effort and time commitment needed to achieve a certain goal.

GOITER

the name for the swelling that is in the front part of the neck caused by enlargement of the thyroid gland. See exophthalmos; graves

GONADOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE (GNRH)

the name of the hypothalamic hormone that controls the release of luteinizing hormone and follicle stimulating hormone from the anterior pituitary gland. See releasing...

GOODNESS OF FIT

the name that is given to the index that reflects the degree to which values predicted by a model agree with empirically observed values.

GRADIENT

1. Slope of a surface. 2. Measure of change in a physical quality. 3.Motivational psychology. Change in strength of drive resulting from environmental change....

GRANULE CELL

the name for the type of small, grainlike nerve cell found in certain layers of the cerebral cortex and cerebellar cortex.

GRATING

This occurs in vision and it is a stimulus that consists of parallel light and dark bars.

GREETING BEHAVIOR

Form of attachment behaviour that in humans begins to manifest itself clearly at about 6 months of age when the infant responds to the...

GROUP

1. Collection of people. 2. Social psychology. 2 or more people influencing each other. Also called social group. 3. organised collection of animals. 4....

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