LABELED LINES

Inputs to the brain that are nerve inputs and the brain conceptualized as each reporting only one particular type of information

LACUNA

A gap or break, say, a gap in memory.

LAND THEORY OF COLOR VISION

a theory that colour registration proceeds in the brain. Demonstrations such as the land effect suggest that various wave lengths register on the colour...

LANGUAGE ESP

The ostensible phenomenon in which participants make an above chance number of correct calls or guesses about targets presented in an unknown foreign language

LATENCY OF RESPONSE

The messure of time that occurs from the introduction of a stimulus and the following response or reaction time. Common concept used in Cognitive...

LAUGHTER

A vocalization used to express joy, happiness or amusement. Created by the rapid contraction and relaxation of the stomach and through breathing. ...

LABELED-LINE THEORY OF TASTE CODING

The taste is perceived exclusively as a product of activity in that labelled line activity in neurons outside the labelled line contributes only noise

LACUNAR STROKE

Lacunar strokes account for about 20% of strokes, it is caused by a small arc: ions resulting from obstruction of small arterioles branching directly...

LANDAU REFLEX

Absence of the reflex is a sign of a neurological disorder such as cerebral palsy or motor neurons disease. When the child is supported...

LANGUAGE LOCALIZATION

Since 1861 it has been postulated that speech processing was localized near the third frontal convolution of the left hemisphere, research has identified numerous...

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