LINGUAL GYRUS

a short protrusion of the cortical surface in the human brain from the occipital to the temporal lobes following the inferior surface.

LEARNING UNDER HYPNOSIS

Hypnotic learning has not been fully explored, but a number of reported experiments show positive results. The first studies dealt primarily with conditioning during...

LIFE EXPECTANCY

the number of years a species, specifically human beings are expected to live for.

LOVE OBJECT

the recipient of an individuals emotional investment, affection and devotion and not uncommonly sexual interest.

LEAST EFFORT PRINCIPLE

The idea that an organism will choose the action which requires the least amount of effort to conserve basic nutrients and energy.

LONG-DELAY CONDITIONING

is a procedure during which the participant is conditioned, upon observing or hearing a stimuli to produce a delay in their response subconsciously.

LOPERAMIDE

a drug of the opiate family which slows down gastrointestinal mobility thereby reducing the effects of conditions such as diarrhoea which loperamide is used...

LICKING BEHAVIOR

a behaviour typically observed in animals, especially those with maternal duties such as mothers. Numerous explanations exist for licking behaviour to a method of...

LEARNING DISORDER

an umbrella term for any learning disability which does not fit (completely) the diagnostic criteria of other learning disabilities.

LEARNING TECHNIQUES

It is safe to say that no subject in the entire field of psychology has received more attention than the techniques of learning. The...

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