KURTOSIS

Probability distribution and the fourth central moment of it

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...

KOHLER, WOLFGANG

He demonstrated persuasively that even chimpanzees can get an idea in order to retrieve a piece of fruit that is out of their reach...

KSADS

See schedule for affective disorders and schizophrenia abbreviation for Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia

KORSAKOFF’S SYNDROME (Amne- sic-Confabulatory Syndrome)

An organic psychosis occurring primarily in chronic alcoholics and victims of severe blows on the head (head trauma) but also occasionally observed in patients...

KARMA

In Buddhism the universal law of cause and effect. The effect of an action, which can be of the body, mind, speech and is...

KALLMANN'S SYNDROME

A disorder that is characterized by hypo-gonadism, mental retardation, colour blindness, complete anosmia which is absence of smell and motor overflow.

KNOWLEDGE OF PERFORMANCE (KP)

verbalized information about the nature of the movement pattern that is used to achieve an aim.

KINSHIP NETWORK

The analysis of kinship networks and descent groups in pre-industrial societies has been a major concern of cultural anthropology. The system of formal and...

KILOBYTOPHOBIA

fear of using a computer. There is sometimes accounts for a refusal or reluctance to use computer resources. See computer anxiety.

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