GEMELLOLOGY

the term that applies to the study of twins and the phenomenon of twinning.

GENDER ROLE

the pattern of behaviour, personality traits and attitudes defining masculinity or femininity in a certain culture. Determined by upbringing that may or may not...

GENERAL ABILITY TESTS

These tests are designed to measure the general factor of intelligence. They usually require, among other things, understanding and applying relations among relatively abstract...

GENERAL SYSTEMS THEORY

an interdisciplinary conceptual framework that focuses on wholeness, pattern, relationship, order, integration and organisation. Designed to move past reductionistic and mechanistic tradition of science....

GENERATIVE GRAMMAR

an approach to linguistics whose goal is to account for the infinite set of possible grammatical sentences in a language using a finite set...

GENETIC MARKER

the name of a gene or a segment of DNA that has an identifiable location on the chromosome and inheritance is tracked through different...

GENITAL EROTICISM

the term that is used to describe the arousal of sexual excitement by stimulation of the genital organs.

GENOGRAM

the diagrammatic representation of a family that includes pedigree information, personal histories of illness and death and incorporates aspects of the interpersonal relationships between...

GERIATRIC DISORDER

the chronic physical or mental disease or disorder that occurs commonly, but not exclusively, among older people. Examples of geriatric disorders include glaucoma, cataracts,...

GEROMORPHISM

the term that is used to describe the condition of a person who appears older than their actual chronological age.

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