KOFFKA, KURT

He spent the remainder of his career eventually becoming chief spokesperson for Gestalt psychology through articles and books that explained the theory and its...

KRAUSE END BULH

It is associated with temperature sensations and is a specialized sensory nerve ending enclosed in a capsule in the skin. Wilhelm Krause 1833-1910 German...

KATASCXUALITY

a sexual preference for dead people or human beings with animal like characteristics . See necrophilia.

KETOCONAZOLE

It is an antifungal agent that has been suggested as a treatment for depression resistant to conventional drugs, due to its ability to inhibit...

KINESIMCTER

An instrument for measuring the cutaneous sensation of the body. Also an instrument for measuring the extent of a movement

KINSHIP

Notions of who is and who is not kin may vary considerably from one culture to another. In patriarchal societies one's mother's closest blood...

KLONOPIN

Clonazepam

KOHLBERG, LAWRENCE

work was especially important in the fields of cognitive developmental psychology and education, he posed hypothetical moral dilemmas to children and he had a...

KRUSKAL-SHEPARD SCALING

The dissimilarities are represented by distances between items in a high dimensional space. Larger distances indicated greater dissimilarity and multidimensional scaling applied to judgements...

K COMPLEX

a brief characteristic of electrical activity recorded from the brain during the early stages of sleep. It may also be associated with nocturnal epileptic...

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