LAW OF ADVANTAGE

The theory that defines the process of thinking when one of two or more inconsistent or incompatible responses has an advantage it will occur...

LINE OF FIXATION

a straight line which extends from the object of current visual focus to the foveacentralis.

LEARNING DISORDER (LD)

a condition whereby the individuals learning, academic and scholastic abilities are severely below the average expected for the age range, these include basic skills...

LOVE NEEDS

a level in Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs as humans we strive for acceptance and affiliation with others, otherwise known as love needs.

LOGOGRAPHIC

a form of writing which replaces certain words or morphemes with symbols in prose.

LOCKE, JOHN (1632-1704)

Locke, the great empiricist and pioneer in associationist psychology, was born in Somerset, England, studied medicine and science at Oxford, and later became adviser...

LIMERENCE

first proposed by U.S. psychologist Dorothy Tennov, limerence is a state of intense sexual desire and a heightened level of concern and interest for...

LARYNGEAL CANCER

Cancerous growths that affect the larynx or vocal cords. Higher incidents of this form of cancer affect the male population. ...

LEONARDO'S PARADOX

an observed phenomenon where straight elements at the margins of a wide angle appear curved.

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...

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