KIRKBRIDE, THOMAS (1809-83)

Kirkbride, a pioneer in American psychiatry, obtained his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania, then served as physician in several mental institutions for...

KINESICS TECHNIQUE

The technique is used particularly during the interviewing of a suspect and is the analysis of body language, facial expressions

KINGDOM

Modern classifications recognize five kingdoms, Bacteria, Protista or Protoctista, Animalia, Fungi and Plantae which in some systems are grouped into domains, traditionally the highest...

KINDLING

The appearance of electro-graphic and fully generalized behavioural convulsions. It is phenomenon in which brain function is altered as a consequence of repeated minor...

KINESTHETIC SENSE (Movement Sense)

Kinesthesis, literally “feeling of movement,” is the sense that provides the brain with information concerning the contracting and stretching of our muscles. This information...

KLIIVER-BUCY SYNDROME

Symptoms may include visual agnosia unable to recognise object decreased emotional responsibility including loss of normal fear and anger responses, distraction and memory loss...

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...

KUMHO TIRE CO V PATRICK CARMICHAEL

The Supreme Court ruling that extended the gatekeeper ROLF judgeds to cover both scientific expert testimony as established in Daubert V. Merrill Dow Pharmaceuticals...

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARAC

Attributes of an employee or applicant for a position that are measured for such purposes as personnel selection, personnel placement, performance review and personnel...

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....

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