LOG-LOG COORDINATE PAPER

a special type of paper which displays both ordinate and abscissa in logarithmic form.

LEUPROLIDE

a hormone which blocks the actions of androgens and oestrogens in the human body used in the treatment of tumours, precocious puberty and advanced...

LASHLEY, KARL SPENCER (1890- 1958)

This outstanding physiological psychologist was born in West Virginia and received his Ph.D. in genetics at Johns Hopkins in 1915. He remained there for...

LIPREADING

a method of understanding or interpreting language typically used by those who do not have full use of their ears, hence hearing impaired.

LATERALIZED READINESS POTENTIAL

The measure that stimuli will produce a particular response to use either the left or right name based on past discovery.

LIGHT THERAPY

therapy which involves the use of light to treat a variety of conditions such as sleep disorders.

LANGUAGE LOYALTY

using a minority language by a speech community or any of its members

LIFE-HISTORY METHOD

an interview which takes a structured approach to obtaining historical data about events when evaluating an individuals current functioning.

LITERAL ALEXIA

a condition which results in an inability to recognize individual letters or numbers. Confusion between unique pieces of data can also arise.

LANDOLT CIRCLES

Used to test visual acuity also called Landolts circles.

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