KAINIC ACID

a neuroexcitatory compound used in research to destroy brain tissue in experimental animals .

KEEP-AWAKE PILLS

A keep awake pill usually contains approximately 100 mg of caffeine in one cup of regular coffee or two cups of strong tea, it...

KIBBUTZ

It is a communal living arrangement, in Israel and is centred around agriculture, manufacturing, or tourism and has collective social and child rearing practices....

KINESTHESIS

Includes walking, talking, facial expressions, gestures and posture. The sense that provides information through receptors in the muscles, tendons and joints and other animals...

KIRTON ADAPTION-INNOVATION INVENTORY (KAI)

It is designed to measure creativity, cognitive style and the degree to which individuals are adaptive, innovative or a range of both in their...

KNOCKOUT DROPS

This combination was called Mickey Finn and might be considered an early example of a date rape drug. It is a popular name for...

KOHS BLOCK DESIGN TEST

Although still available as a separate stand alone instrument, the has been adapted for use as a component of various other assessment measures, most...

K-STRATEGY

Populations of K strategists expand to the maximum size that the habitat can support its carrying capacity or K. The strategy implies that the...

KAIROS

It is the moment of heightened awareness at which a person gains insight into the meaning of an important event. See experience, epiphany.

KEGEL EXERCISES

The muscle increases abdominal pressure by contracting drawing the anus towards the pubis, as when an individual tightens control of the urinary sphincter, the...

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