KANIZSA FIGURE

A common example is the Kanizsa triangle which is induced by three black circles placed in the apexes of a triangle. Each circle has...

KENNARD PRINCIPLE

This principle that brain damage sustained early in life is less debilitating that brain damage sustained in later life, presumably because of the enhanced...

KIN SELECTION

Individuals share 50% of their genes with a parent or sibling, so if an individual risks its own ability to reproduce or survive but...

KINESTHETIC RECEPTOR

Found in muscles, tendons and joints and any of the sensory receptors that monitor the position and movement of muscles

KLEINIAN ANALYSIS

Concepts such as internalization, object reactions, the depressive position, idealization and the paranoid position, and is psychotherapy in accordance with the theories and methods...

KNOWLEDGE FUNCTION OF AN ATTITUDE

A positive attitude toward a friend may assist in attributing that person's negative behaviour to situational factors rather that personal characteristics, and the role...

KORSAKOFF

People with Korsakoff's syndrome demonstrate dense anterograde amnesia and the retrograde amnesia that are thought to be due to lesions in the anterior or...

KURTOSIS

Probability distribution and the fourth central moment of it

KANSAS V HENDRICKS

The court ruled that laws permitting confinement of sex offenders in mental hospitals after they serve their criminal sentences are not unconstitutional if the...

KERATITIS

Is caused by a bacterial or viral infection or by an allergic reaction. It is inflammation of the cornea.

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